The Best Sentences

Posted on: March 31, 2014

be52d6047a9cb4ddb1c5ac7ec577d5e4Last week, The American Scholar published a list of the ten best sentences. Included are sentences from F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce, and Toni Morrison. 

Its vanished trees, the trees that had made way for Gatsby’s house, had once pandered in whispers to the last and greatest of all human dreams; for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

This week we will be talking about all things sentences, and sharing a few of our favorites along the way. 
Do you have a favorite sentence? Share with us on our Facebook wall and we might share your sentence here!



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