telegrammatic


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telegrammatic

adjim Telegrammstil
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The overall poem's telegrammatic reticence is juxtaposed to the connotations of "undone" and the way in which it is rhymed.
If [Albert's] aphoristic style occasionally gives way to the telegrammatic, or the narrative becomes disorientingly impressionistic, or the narrator's rage about C-sections and social niceties swamping breastfeeding overwhelms her sympathy, it all makes perfect sense and is finally enlightening, sharply moving and true.
Speed in literary culture and language study still receives its privileged status: speedy learners, speedy readers, telegrammatic, truncated, Orwell-inspired, terse missives favoured over the indulgent and slowly meandering meditations that luxuriate copiously.