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Cliches Over 1500 Phrases Explored and Explained by Betty Kirkpatrick

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English


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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL9559147M
ISBN 100312198442
ISBN 109780312198442

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Top 10 Worst Young Adult Literature Cliches interactive top ten list at TheTopTens®. Vote, add to, or comment on the Top 10 Worst Young Adult Literature Cliches. Just because you feel like the plot calls for it or because you think it's hot doesn't mean it's a good idea for your book. Aug 24,  · Story plots are used and reused. Some novels' plots are overused. Read 7 tips for writing a more original plot for your novel. Popular Cliche Books Showing of 4, Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1) by. Stephanie Perkins (Goodreads Author) (shelved 20 times as cliche) avg rating — , ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Rate this book. Oct 15,  · A thought-terminating cliché is a phrase that offers a reductive answer to a complex idea. The term was popularized in the book Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of ‘Brainwashing’ in China by physiatrist Robert Jay Lifton. Thought-terminating clichés are also known as semantic stop signs or thought-stoppers.

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