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Tom Robbins on Achievement - Quote of the Day - 4/28/16

“To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.”
-Tom Robbins

Think outside the box. How many times have you been told to think differently–been encouraged to step outside your comfort zone and see what you can discover?

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A Metanarrative Meta-Analysis: "God’s Country" and "Another Roadside Attraction"

In his Death of the Author, Barthes argues against relying on the author when constructing one’s criticism.  He argues that a work should be viewed and interpreted as an entity independent of its creator, rather than relying on the author’s stated purpose or meaning.  2,143 more words

Rhetoric Of Fiction

Tom Robbins

“Never underestimate how much assistance, how much satisfaction, how much comfort, how much soul and transcendence there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer.”

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Tom Robbins, The Fall...

“Eventually, I began to wonder what it would be like to take that fall. So one day I threw out the cigars and just let go. 131 more words

Clare Angelica

Tom Robbins Writes

“V S Naipaul: If a writer knows everything that’s going to happen, then his book is dead before it begins.

Tom Robbins: In any case, my disappointment was offset by the fact that now, 100 pages into the book, it had taken over my life, had assumed a life of its own. 172 more words

Clare Angelica

Tom Robbins Gets It

“If I have been given any gift in this life, it’s my ability to live simultaneously in the rational world and the world of imagination. 163 more words

Clare Angelica