Midwest Script is a constructed phonetic alphabet for English designed by Bret Norwood. It is optimized to Bret's dialect, Central Western American English, but is conceivably compatible with other forms of English. Midwest draws from the Latin and Runic alphabets, and, to a lesser extent, from the Hebrew script, and is as a method for accurately and phonetically transcribing English that aspires to feel natural rather than academic or synthetic. Bret's primary use for the conscript is to aid him personally in literary composition.
Better pass boldly into that other world,
in the full glory of some passion,
than fade and wither dismally with age...
His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow
falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling,
like the descent of their last end,
upon the living and the dead.
notable lines from the climax of James Joyce's short story "The Dead."
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