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1 Title The English language is something that can be very structured and precise with many regulations. These regulations in general apply to how the English language is spoken but can be as specific as to describe the formation and function of English words. Specifically in word formation alone, there are about nine different types of processes that can be followed in order to create a new word. Although regulations would seem to hinder creativity, they instead allow for creativity to flourish. There are many authors that use the English language and its rules to their benefit, they follow the processes and allow those processes to embellish the creativity in their words. A well renounced author who is known to use the processes of English words for his creativity has been Lewis Carroll. Lewis Carroll has used the different types of new word formations such as creation de novo, blending, back formation and abbreviation. These different
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course ENGLISH M40 taught by Professor Donkaminkova during the Winter '10 term at UCLA.

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