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make your own academic sentence

This sentence construction engine expresses a thought for you in the much-malinged prose of theory-inflected humanities academic jargon. I thought with finals coming up soon it might be good for a minute or two of procrastination for those who do not feel like grading. My sentence:

“The reification of pop culture functions as the conceptual frame for the engendering of the nation-state.”

If you think about it for a minute, it’s really quite true.

2 Thoughts on this Post

  1. Here’s mine: “The reification of process asks to be read as the historicization of power/knowledge.” …So, process equals power and history repeats/reinforces itself. Not bad. Isn’t jargon fun? – TL

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