Thread: The Host
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Old September 6th, 2010, 8:39 am
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Re: The Host

Originally Posted by xhanax315 View Post
Wow, I hadn't noticed during my first reading of this book, how many times Meyer uses the word "chagrin". It makes an appearance through practically every chapter. I never thought it possible to use one word that way. I also noticed a lot of fragments instead of incomplete sentences, and here I was thinking that Myer had improved in some way. How wrong I was. Her attempt at similes are pitiful in my opinion.
A fragment in the hands of a good writer can be quite effective. But since we're talking about Meyer here . . .
I wish you would post some of the particularly pitiful similes. I could use a laugh.

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