aids to exposition

date: 2018-01-29
belief: plausible
status: notes

To hone my own writing, I’m massing a collection of articles on exposition. I see exposition as the cumulation of (i) worked and reworked (palimpsested) notation, (ii) conversational jargon, and (iii) physical and ideal metaphors.

I recently got into the metaphor: “research-debt is poorly laid out mountain trail”. Research Debt from Distill. To play along ecological lines:


Philip Guo warns against reading all day. However, in regards to reading exposition, I can afford to survey and be choosy.

My own exposition has hierarchical formality: