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Erika, urze, a flor da charneca. É desta flor que provém o nome desta mulher. Pré-natalmente, a mãe sonhava com uma coisa tímida e frágil. Mas quando, a seguir, deparou com o tortumelo barroso que lhe irrompera das entranhas, desatou logo a endireitá-lo com pancada, sem a mínima contemplação, para manter pureza e fineza. 84 more words


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Je vais reprendre mon classement et la digitalisation de tous ces documents, avant de partir à Evian-les-Bains pour passer la période creuse du 15 août au calme là-bas. 394 more words


'Greed' by Elfriede Jelinek

I tried to read Elfriede Jelinek’s The Piano Teacher a few years ago but found it to be written in a cold, unforgiving style that I wasn’t in the mood for at the time. 869 more words


I started reading Elfriede Jelinek’s novel, Greed, and almost immediately was confused. The indirect narration by shifting narrators is hard to follow and in this novel there is very little direct exposition: everything is cloaked by the opinions of the narrator and even (fiction wise) by occasional authorial interjection. 849 more words


Locus Amoenus II: Theater

Locus Amoenus, Latin: the lovely or pleasing place. A common trope in Ancient Roman literature, usually a garden or woodland–a spot of inherent safety, comfort, and striking beauty. 1,185 more words