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I am death itself, yet I was forged by a life.

From what I am structured upon is golden.

I have been written and rewritten time and time again

I, myself, have been taken from and rearranged, yet I remain generic.

You see me most anywhere there is space to be filled, words to be written.

And yet, no one quite knows why.

My language has formed many a way of speech.

What am I?

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  • $\begingroup$ please do select the correct answer else answer it yourself. $\endgroup$ Jul 9, 2016 at 14:07
  • $\begingroup$ @AditKirtani It's been barely a few weeks. The correct answer need not be given just because you're not patient enough. $\endgroup$
    – Nij
    Jul 10, 2016 at 9:27
  • $\begingroup$ @Nij ok ok sorry. $\endgroup$ Jul 10, 2016 at 17:19
  • $\begingroup$ @Nij do you think it has been long enough? $\endgroup$ Sep 6, 2016 at 3:54

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You are:

History

Explanation:

I am death itself, yet I was forged by a life.

Many people trying get their names in history have died. People who are living frame records of the past.

From what I am structured upon is golden.

History can showcase the Golden Ages of many rulers.

I have been written and rewritten time and time again

In many cases, history can be very contradicting.

I, myself, have been taken from and rearranged, yet I remain generic.

Sometimes with the contradictory statements, people put certain events in different times, rearranging history. Yet history still remains generic as it always will point down to that one event from which multiple speculations have come up.

You see me most anywhere there is space to be filled, words to be written.

When we wonder about something (space) history helps us fill that void with knowledge of the past.

And yet, no one quite knows why.

No one knows why some events turn out or happen. For example: Mary Celeste

My language has formed many a way of speech.

All modern languages are derived from a few ancient languages.

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You might be

rest

I am death itself, yet I was forged by a life.

Resting can mean dead, but beings rest too.

From what I am structured upon is golden.

A rest can be a silence, and silence is golden.

I have been written and rewritten time and time again

This could hint to the many rests in music notation.

I, myself, have been taken from and rearranged, yet I remain generic.

Arrangement could also hint at music, and it is not that specific.

You see me most anywhere there is space to be filled, words to be written.

A rest, a pause, a space, could fit in between words.

And yet, no one quite knows why.

No idea here

My language has formed many a way of speech.

Rest being somewhat related to silence, this might relate to sign languages?

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  • $\begingroup$ I agree why there is line "And yet, no one quite knows why." it doesn't make any of the sense $\endgroup$ May 28, 2016 at 18:32
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One is guess is:

You are a Question.

I am death itself, yet I was forged by a life.

Question of life and death

From what I am structured upon is golden.

Questions seek the golden truth. Questions are built based on a set of grammatical rules (golden standards).

I have been written and rewritten time and time again

It's always a question of time.

I, myself, have been taken from and rearranged, yet I remain generic.

We use and reuse many generic questions.

You see me most anywhere there is space to be filled, words to be written.

We can and tend to question anything, both physically and metaphysically

And yet, no one quite knows why.

Why? is the biggest question.

My language has formed many a way of speech.

Some people always finish their sentences with questions. We often use rhetorical questions as a way of making statements.

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  • $\begingroup$ hmm I don't know seems okay haha $\endgroup$ May 29, 2016 at 9:17
  • $\begingroup$ Are you saying it's the answer, but I didn't get all the references right? $\endgroup$ May 29, 2016 at 9:18
  • $\begingroup$ The line I have been written and rewritten time and time again is not what I agree on mostly but haha idk $\endgroup$ May 29, 2016 at 9:19
  • $\begingroup$ But I am on the right track overall? $\endgroup$ May 29, 2016 at 9:21
  • $\begingroup$ Does it "matter"? ;) $\endgroup$ May 29, 2016 at 9:23

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