By raymond carver essay

This article seems to be leading to misinterpretation, by which some writers think that adjectives and adverbs are OUT. Delete them.
I was editing today and found this sentence filled with adjectives: but damn me if I can take out any one of them…
*** It always reminded him of that first Christmas with the family, the baroness, wrapped in quilts in her big wing chair before the fire, supervising the baron with his magnificent waxed moustaches, and with his powerful square hands hanging dainty glass ornaments on the branches, “Yes my love,” he murmured, “yes my love…” ***
I suppose it could be pared down to …
They trimmed the Christmas tree.

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