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E is for the LETTER E

letter e

E is the most common letter in the English language.

A Void, translated from the original French La Disparition (The Disappearance), is a 300-page novel written in 1969 by Georges Perec without using the letter e (except for the writer’s name).

Could you write 100 word description of what’s on your desk right at this moment without the letter E? It’s not easy….which is why I often set it as a class writing exercise. I’m mean that way.

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5 comments on “E is for the LETTER E

  1. Bames
    April 5, 2013

    I don’t think I can write 100 words about anything without the letter E… great post 🙂

  2. bridget whelan
    April 5, 2013

    Go for it!
    Forces you to use words you wouldn’t normally and work out new sentence constructions, especially when you realise even THE is banned…but a whole novel . The mind boggles!!

  3. chicaderock
    April 5, 2013

    ohhh interesting!

  4. Wayne
    April 9, 2013

    I too chose the letter E as my E. ;’) Stratoz goes AtoZ

  5. bridget whelan
    April 9, 2013

    Love your one word mosaic messages…beautifully crafted and you made me contemplate the problems of letters with holes

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