Writelike Charles Dickens: The fog in Bleak House

Writing our variation

Fog on the Essex marshes

Structurally, Dickens' third sentence is a hybrid of the previous two:

Fog on the Essex marshes, fog on the Kentish heights.

Bleak HouseCharles DickensSource
How is it a hybrid?
How is it structured?

Here's the pattern applied to our sweat and alligator examples.

Can you see/guess what the axis and contrasting poles are?

Sweat in the swollen clouds, sweat on the cement streets.

Notice the change in scale ☝️

Gators on the Belleair beach, gators in the Plant City fountain.

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Something to notice about Dickens

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