Stammering was Re: Weaknesses of Nine Lifed Enchanters and Re A Sinister Subject
jenwahsung at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 2 15:12:08 EDT 2001
--- Ven <ven at vvcrane.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
> Slightly on topic you don't get severe stammerers in
> books, let
> alone television. I've thought of having a go but
> realised it would be
> very frustrating to the reader to go through an
> representation of clotted speech. Perhaps it could
> be done by
> contrasting the elegant sentences forming in the
> character's head
> with the travesties they are forced to come out
> with. (Does this
> topic strike a nerve with me, oh yes).
hmm. how severe is severe? Simon in Terry
Pratchett's Equal Rites has a stammer/stutter, but
everyone just finishes the words for him.
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