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41 Department of Corrections Harsh, yes, but it is for their own good, a refinement of how they see the world, correcting distortions that are inevitable with lapses of grammar and syntax. We cannot make them smarter but we can work to diminish their disabilities. No longer do we send them to the galleys, even for grievous errors that affront God’s own creation, but there is no way for them to be paroled, the words they’d use not having any fixed meaning, and their phrases ambiguous, even to themselves. Each must serve out his complete sentence until he has learned the letter of the law and can plead his case without further transgression. ...

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ISBN
9780807151815
Related ISBN
9780807151808
MARC Record
OCLC
857597341
Pages
80
Launched on MUSE
2013-11-04
Language
English
Open Access
No
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