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The Senses in Literature -Ruth Ennis

In creative writing, the author caters to the appeal of the targeted readers. As every audience is as diverse and complex as the people that make it, there are very few factors that can apply to everyone. One factor we can – almost – always take for granted is the ability to connect through basic, instinctive, human senses. Sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell. The author utilises this common thread in various mediums of literature. They are used to complement or to contradict the thoughts of t...

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