The article considers the tendency to admire ambiguity in literature. Where did this tendency come from, why did William Empson enshrine it in Seven Types of Ambiguity. The article then goes on to question whether ambiguity is in fact a positive quality, or not.

Clearing Up Ambiguity, 2015-09-01.

Clearing Up Ambiguity

PARKS, TIMOTHY HAROLD
2015-09-01

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The article considers the tendency to admire ambiguity in literature. Where did this tendency come from, why did William Empson enshrine it in Seven Types of Ambiguity. The article then goes on to question whether ambiguity is in fact a positive quality, or not.
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