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ITT: examples of literary laziness
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>making your history start with a character waking up
>"dirty realism"
>bureaucrat suffers existential crisis
>comparing something to a whore
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>>7663738
>"dirty realism"
I could understand calling it cliché, but why lazy?
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>>7663738
examples of comparing something to a whore?
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>>"dirty realism"
Such as?

>>7663753
Shakey did it in the second scene of Macbeth, iirc. Fantasy authors do that all the time too
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>>7663738
why is realism dirty and why is dirty lazy? Just curious
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so like the overcoat and crime and punishment?
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>>7663757
Shakespeare compares Fortune to a prostitute in almost every play.
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>>7663770
Obviously, cliches got an origin. Bureaucracy as we know it today in literature was born in Russian 18th century
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>>7663770
>*19th
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>Dirty Realism
>Writers in this sub-category of realism are said to depict the seamier or more mundane aspects of ordinary life in spare, unadorned language.
So it's shitty writing about shit. No wonder you think it lazy.
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>>7663753
do it all the time, in writing and conversation.
All OP mentionts are indeed cliches, but not really lazy. YA is lazy.
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>>7663753
Kenny Hotz compared the smell of a dead octopus to that of a "hooker's panties"
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