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Novel that demonstrates all of English [closed]

Wondering if there are any books (ideally novels of some sort, but poems might be nice instead too) that are explicitly dedicated to demonstrating as many features of English as possible. A typical ...
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Examples of “Great subjective questions”

From EL&U Helpcenter about asking: Some subjective questions are allowed, but “subjective” does not mean “anything goes”. All subjective questions are expected to be constructive. What does ...
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Are list questions always bad?

Recently a question was posed which asked for a list of words whose etymology is an ethnic slur. The questioner specifically stated that they wanted words like "gypped" which is unremarkable to many ...
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Why are list questions supposed to be community wikis? Usually those questions do not require on-going editing.

What is the rationale behind making the question a community wiki with list questions? Why should this question require editing by new users? And why should the answers be community wikis? I might ...