Neutral Writing

Some articles on neutral, writing:

Roland Barthes - Writings and Ideas - Neutral and Novelistic Writing
... which he saw as limiting and pigeonholing in its titles and descriptions, and neutral, which he saw as open and noncommittal ... By writing about a subject that was rejected by both social extremes of thought, Barthes felt he could avoid the dangers of the limiting language of the Doxa ... social realm and free from the influence of culturally associative language and is thus neutral with regard to social progress ...

Famous quotes containing the words writing and/or neutral:

    For it is not the bare words but the scope of the writer that gives the true light, by which any writing is to be interpreted; and they that insist upon single texts, without considering the main design, can derive no thing from them clearly.
    Thomas Hobbes (1579–1688)

    The seashore is a sort of neutral ground, a most advantageous point from which to contemplate this world. It is even a trivial place. The waves forever rolling to the land are too far-traveled and untamable to be familiar. Creeping along the endless beach amid the sun-squall and the foam, it occurs to us that we, too, are the product of sea-slime.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)