“the sentence “the movie was good” could not be expressed under the rules of E-Prime, and the speaker…”

“the sentence “the movie was good” could not be expressed under the rules of E-Prime, and the speaker might instead say “I liked the movie”, “the movie made me laugh”, or “the movie has value”. The E-Prime versions communicate the writer’s experience rather than judgment, making it harder for the writer or reader to confuse opinion with fact.”

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