Ryunosuke Akutagawa has been a very interesting writer in my eyes, in a different context from his fellow novelists such as Yukio Mishima. Whilst Mishima and Yasunari Kawabata focused a lot of their writing in the pursuit of beauty, Ryunosuke on the other hand written a lot about human interaction in a terrifying way. 164 more words
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“It’s a common failing of childhood to think that if one makes a hero out of a demon the demon will be satisfied.” 45 more words
I’ve just finished reading Yukio Mishima’s The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea. I continue my fascination with this hauntingly poetic and brutally beautiful writer. 448 more words
Hanako : I wait.
Jitsuko : I wait for nothing.
Songs of a lonely heart flying from the gentle folds of the fan signalling the melancholic air to chant sermons of an unrequited love ; the capricious love muffling the voices of a damask drum ; the viciousness of love nurtured by the obstinacy of the heart spilling its vengeance in a haunted soul ; the arrogance of beauty nestled in narcissistic love humbled by the aloofness of a gravestone and the nothingness of love dissolving into a philosophical profundity dreaming the richness of love on a mystifying Kantan pillow. 1,732 more words