Poe as Paragon

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If humans wanted to select one writer as being a model or pattern of excellence, who would they choose?

Who had a perfect style? Who had total command of the English language? Whose ideas were extremely original?

In order to answer the questions, one of said humans could sample messages on a USENET message thread in the year 2004. Compare clarity of expression and spelling with authors of the past. Have we progressed? Can we name anyone today who can write as well as Poe? ------------------------------------------------------------ PLZ can anyone giv me a summary of the above 8 sintinces. Ive been waching MTV all day and my brian is fryed!!!!!!!!!!

-- Anonymous, September 28, 2004



-- Anonymous, October 08, 2004


-- Anonymous, October 10, 2004

cant touch my dick actually u can

cuz its so big

-- Anonymous, November 18, 2004



-- Anonymous, November 18, 2004

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