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Misunderstandings Are the Spice of Life

There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil—a natural defect, which not even the best education can overcome.”

“And your defect is to hate everybody.”

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Pride And Prejudice

Igby Goes Down

I’m all over the board on Igby Goes Down. I sort of liked it but am having trouble articulating why, and I sort of disliked it and am having trouble articulating why. 640 more words

Movie

READER'S DIGEST

As I get older, I find that time has been slipping away more quickly than I realize.  I don’t think I’ve sat down and read an entire book for a long while (unless it’s a prescribed text, then I get the book read in the shortest amount of time possible). 104 more words

TIDBITS

CONTINUING ON J.D. SALINGER AND THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

I spent some time reflecting on my impressions after reading the Catcher in the Rye and came to the conclusion that my age and the span of time since it was written were the primary factors in my interpretation of the work. 256 more words

OBSERVATIONS & OPINIONS

American Beauty (1999)

Let’s get one thing out of the way right off the bat: Sam Mendes’ directorial debut, American Beauty, is one of the most psychologically engrossing and, admittedly, strange films of all-time. 1,281 more words

American Beauty

SALINGER by DAVID SHIELDS, SHANE SALERNO, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J. D. SALINGER

Until recently I knew little about J. D. Salinger other than the fact that he was the author of the Catcher in the Rye, that he was out there remaining secluded, and then he was dead. 413 more words

OBSERVATIONS & OPINIONS

Fictiophilia

First she thought that Prince Charming,
Would come take her away,
She fantasized about him,
Through playgrounds and schooldays.
But his looks were too perfect, 179 more words

Humour