As in: “…, Christopher (Jeff Perry), the prolix patriarch, explains.”
Lahr, J. (2012, March 12). Minority Reports. The New Yorker, 84(4), 80. [Review of the play, Tribes.]
- Explore definitions at the library’s E-Ready Reference Resources site using the Dictionaries listed on Research Guide: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, etc..
- Don’t be a prolix writer, see tips from:
- Being Concise (Writing @CSU, Colorado State University): http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/documents/abstract/2com2f1.cfm
- If the alliteration of ‘prolix patriarch’ intrigues you, check out the Glossary of Poetic Terms in The Poetry Foundation’s Learning Lab for a definition and examples.
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