Pride and Prejudice...and Complicated Punctuation?Adam Calhoun, a literary enthusiast, recently decided to strip back eight of his favourite novels to just their punctuation and analyse the results. Interestingly, although Austen's novels are renowned for long sentences and lots of commas, Adam found that Ernest Hemingway actually uses much denser punctuation. He also found that William Faulkner's Absalom! Absalom! has many more words per sentence when compared with Pride and Prejudice. Adam went on to take all of his research and turn the findings into beautiful graphic charts. You can view them all here.
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