>Holy...I want war
>duuuuude like war is bad, men are evil and women are strong lmao
I don't know, every time someone talks about him dying before they're done he gets really irate. I feel like he's at least going to try to finish the series just to spite the doubters.
The trouble is that I think he's having a hard time giving a shit any more. I can't really blame him, either; he's been writing this series for like 30 years now.
Just finished my reread of Ulysses and the final lines made me cry a bit.
As a non-native English speaker, this is really tough to read.
What do you find difficult about it? It's very straightforward, part of its appeal is that it can be validly taken at face value. Keep going bro, keep up with your English and come back to reread when you get a better understanding
Let's talk about The Iliad. What was your favorite book? What are some major themes you observed? What did you think of it overall?
The ancients were another species
I became an avid reader like three months ago and I can't stop. I stopped watching tv and I don't spend much time on 4chan anymore.
Here's how I did it.
-Remember the average person reads like zero books a year. If you read 5 pages a day, you are 5 pages above the average person
-Don't force yourself to read. Commit to read 5 pages a day. I swear after three days you'll feel like reading more and after a month or so you should be reading 50-100 pages a day for pleasure
-Read various books at the same time. When I grab a difficult...
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Deconstruction is bullshit. It's literally mysticism. Walter Benjamin and Jacques Derrida were kabbalists. Let's get this garbage out of the humanities once and for all.
Who else agrees?
If you had to represent "motivation" or a "second chance" as a place or object, how would you do it?
Is it necessary to experience significant suffering to be a good artist?
Not necessarily suffering, just significant boredom. You have to be bored by everyone and everything humans have made. That boredom can make you suffer if you're not balanced as a person.
>mfw gf is writing a "philosophical dialogue" between Shylock, Aaron the Moor, Richard III and Iago
>mfw she's reading Maimonides to give Shylock some "theological depth"
How bad can this go? She says the key is ensuring the poetic beauty "keeps apace with the philosophical ideas, especially in imagery."
Ewww! What an SJW whore!
Women shouldn't try to literature with their small brains
What are some good books regarding the ancient civilizations of western history? Examples being Greece, Rome, Egypt, etc. and how the politics, scientific breakthroughs, and ideologies that were founded then still play into today's world.
i saw alot of shitposting about Morrison the other day
honest question..is she the greatest american author of all time?
Well, I just finished The Road... what an amazing book. Can anyone recommend me a book similar to this one? Can be post-apocalyptic or cyberpunk or whatever. I just loved how bleak and depressing it is.
will literature ever be relevant again? what would it take? or will it become like theatre, plays, etc. are these days?
Suppose it depends on your definition of literature but sailors on the way into New York from London used to rush to the front of the ship to shout what happened in the latest Dickens chapters to the dockmen
so /lit/ I have read a good amount of books, and I want to know, what makes a book good, or bad. Or is there no such thing as good or bad writing, but only what we decide to perceive?
Going to Barnes and Noble. What should i get?
What are some essential psychology books?
Which work of literature did you write about for your senior English research paper in high school?
>book has sex scene
>author doesn't include the rimjob
Just finished reading pic related. Felt it was a totally pointless novel. I used to like post-modernism when I was younger, but I think I'm coming to terms with the fact that I was/am an edgy pseudo-intellectual. Is there any real redeeming quality to this kind of thing? Not a troll btw.
Idk how it makes me a pleb... I don't post on this board usually, just asking opinions... I recentally reread infinite jest after liking it a lot when I was younger, as well as some other DFW stuff and earlier DeLillo, and I thought it was all kind of silly and pathetic and emotionally sterile. Maybe that makes me a pleb or whatever, just wondering what people think.
What would you leave behind if you die right now ?
Not your body or your messy room, i mean stuff written stories etc.
>What are they mostly about
>Some unfinished ? Why?
>Would you be happy?
Pic related and a bunch of other shit including a full handwritten first draft of another book that I only recently started transcribing and editing.
I'd regret not being able to finish copying and editing that second one but it could be worse.
Hi /lit/, I need to read a book from this list:
I'm a pleb but even I know most of them are memes, so which one do you recommend?
One? Which ONE? Read them all!
But seriously that's a lot of fucking books, if you only need to read one, pick a short story. Or look them up by title and pick what interests you. Anything you're in the mood for?
So I used to read a lot but because of time and other reasons I quit, I know that was stupid but I want to start reading again. I'm looking for entry level literature that will keep me entertained
>open Harry Potter: the first one.pdf
>ctrl+f: "stretched his legs"
All authors are pretentious dorks.
This is a fact you can not deny it
Is it worth buying? Is he as good as Stefffen Kingz? Or Edgar Alien Po?
It's public domain, you can read his stories online for free.
And since the stories have been recycled for TV plots, you'll probably be familiar with most of them anyways, it's only interesting to read how the original is.
anybody seen Stanley Morrison aka Yung Satan?
Has Stangod been around at all lately? Wondering what he's up to.
Is it worth it to read this whole thing? Why or why not?
yes it is
just read it along with something else if you're a pleb and can't handle it all without some side distraction