Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Cliché: under a microscope

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.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Explain this cartoon. “Use examples from your own writing.” (A class exercise.)

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