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  • Phil Perry commented on Greed is good, balance is better, beauty is best.

    There are some major problems with the last "Winter of our discontent" soliloquy. It is full of "stacks", which are the same word (or similar) repeated at the beginning at least once on following lines. Here we have two adjacent lines starting with "the" and four with "our". This makes is difficult for the eye to properly track when scanning back to the beginning to pick up the next line (the reader ends up on the wrong line). The same problem can arise with a stack at the end of a line. The cost function would need to be expanded to penalize repeated words…

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