Part Three. Language Concerns

The new author's almanac of good writing principles advises that the first sections of a book should represent a gentle introduction to the overall subject matter, covering basic concepts and laying firm foundations for later material. They should provide the reader with an opportunity to get a feel for the author's writing style and way of thinking, and should make them comfortable with the material. Later chapters should build on this knowledge, gently steering the reader through the increasing complexity in an incremental fashion.

Well, I've got most of that right. The material in these six chapters covers several fundamental issues, and, though more complex than previous chapters, does not make huge leaps into ...

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