Retyping Uncreatively

Currently reading about uncreativity:

I want to try this.

The idea of being able to physically get inside a text through the act of copying is an appealing one for pedagogy: Perhaps if this student retyped a chunk—or, if she was ambitious, the entirety—of On the Road, she might have understood Kerouac’s style in a way th

at was bound to stick with her.

I’ve decided on Moby Dick and Dostoevsky.

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