Meaning: a very close look. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: at the atomica4 level
Rewrite 2: under a watchmaker’s eye
Rewrite 3: with a proofreader’s eye
Rewrite 4: at the printer-dotn1c level
Comment: Here, we are trying to convey a very minute or highly magnified level to look deeply into something.
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• Explain this cartoon. “Use examples from your own writing.” (A class exercise.)