Magical

10 Nov

Alliteration is a delicate literary tool; when used poorly, it conjures a goofy, juvenile voice, but when employed with style, it’s nothing short of magical:

“Then again, he prided himself on his crusty curmudgeonliness […]”

From James Wolcott’s  November 2011 Vanity Fair article, “Norman Mailer Sent Me.”

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