Long paragraphs (sometimes going on for pages) are a stylistic aspect of her writing that is essential, integral to the development of her arguments. Cutting her sentences, cutting her paragraphs, and using a more traditional and conventional punctuation do not render Simone de Beauvoir’s voice.
 Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1949). copy citation

Author Simone de Beauvoir
Source The Second Sex
Topic punctuation development
Date 1949
Language English
Note Translated by Constance Borde and 
Sheila Malovany Chevallier