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It is all in my head?

“There’s nothing like eavesdropping
to show you that the world outside your head
is different from the world inside your head.”

— Thornton Wilder

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Quotes

From the Writer's Almanac

I never knew this:

It was on this day in 1958 that the U.S. Government dropped its treason charges against the poet Ezra Pound.

Pound had been arrested in 1945 because of speeches he had been delivering on Italian radio, in which he praised Mussolini and fascism, and criticized American policy.

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Writing

Review of "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder

I’m relatively new to drama, especially American drama. I had only read one play, Twelfth Night, prior to this semester. I read A Midsummer Night’s Dream  333 more words

Reading

FBF: All Time 100 Novels #17 The Bridge of San Luis Rey

All TIME 100 Best Novels

#17 The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

The Bridge of San Luis Rey was published in 1927 and Wilder’s 2nd novel.  362 more words

All TIME 100 Best Novels

Guys – Things you should do different

Hey guys, take note! – When it comes to relationships with women, we can be a little dense, right? After quite a few years of marriage, I should know better – but far too many times I’ve made the mistake of taking my wife for granted. 436 more words

Learning

Photos: "The Skin of Our Teeth"

Class 12 of the Manila Waldorf School staged Thornton Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth,” a play that presents mankind as “seriously and comically always been on the edge of catastrophe, and, worse, probably always will be, because of natural disasters and the human race’s inability to learn from its past mistakes.” 207 more words