Word of the Week: Mot Juste

As in: “Furthermore, Salinger’s attention to the image, the mot juste, and his sense of economy after meeting Hemingway are right out of Pound’s school of writing circa 1920.” 

 

McDuffie, B. R. (2011). For Ernest, with love and squalor: The influence of Ernest Hemingway on J. D. Salinger.  The Hemingway Review, 30(2), 93.  Retrieved from  http://hemingwaysociety.org/?page_id=10

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