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[Last Name] 1Formal Analysis: William Morris “The Ideal Book”According to William Morris, they ideal book should consist of type that is aesthetically pleasing to the reader, margins that properly fit the page, letters that are proportionate to the margins and pages, and lastly, clarity of text that is easy to read for the audience.Morris stresses the clarity of the text by explaining the importance of “white space” between letters. He argues that the white space should be perfectly proportioned if someone is writing something meaningful so that it is easier to read. Morris excuses those who are in a hurry, such as newspaper printing. Morris also explains that letter should be an art much rather than drawn by a person who knows nothing about artistic value of a letter. This is because the text should again, be easy to read and have aesthetically pleasing visuals for the reader. Last but not least, Morris’ last argument is that readers should view pages as two, rather than one at a

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