Why you no read Burroughs?
what's the best place to start with Friedrich Nietzsche when it comes to existentialism?
I'm looking for a good book by/about Joseph Stalin, but not just a boring history textbook telling me when he was born, what date he did this, etc.
Is there anything that can give me new, interesting information I might not otherwise discover?
Best biography on him I've read so far. Yes, it goes through his life but is extremely well written.
Back when I was a teen, I read books, but only when I had to for school. I stumbled upon the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.
>inb4 young adult fiction
This book got me into the Greek mythology and such, and then further on into reading works by the Greeks, and reading in general.
What got you started?
Does language shape the way we think or does the way we think shape language
language doesn't shape shit, but it does lead to shitty things like the way german philosophers are always on about "becoming" which just sounds gay in english, also failed uprisings like france 1968 or germany 1922 being called "revolutions" is stupid, in english a revolution is only a revolution if it's permanent, otherwise it's just a failed uprising
The new US cover for Infinite Jest
Is White Noise literary cannon?
Would you say the novel seeks to criticize or accept postmodernism?
I too thought white noise was shitty when i was 20. Now im older, smarter, wiser, and stronger. I get delillo and all his novels. If you dont, maybe you just gotta get a little older. Maybe youre just a college pup. Eat shit like a dog you animal
Why aren't you learning Sanskrit yet, /lit/ ?
Do you even like literature ? Don't you care about your Indo-European heritage ?
Why isn't this translated into English?
Assuming you are the same fellow from the last thread, did your professor explain anything about his views and Junger being responsible for Nazism? To what extent did he just use 'proto-Fascism' as a reason to shove Junger into the Nazi box?
>there's good reason not to translate some works
Restriction of knowledge and ignorance is not one of them.
Where do you even go for literary analyses? Like if you're reading a classic novel, and want to explore further what it means and stuff like that. I want to read really mind blowing essays that makes me think of the work or literature in general in a new light. All I can find online are sparknotes sites, which are okay but not the most enlightening, and youtube is useless for literary shit.
I sincerely hate everyone who enjoys this piece of shit show. I want to pour glue into these two faggots' mouth and keep punching their stupid face untill all of their teeth falls out like two fists and shove those far up their asses.
What did you give to yourself this christmas?
What are some indications that one's writing is weak?
>begins every sentence with "I"
The structure is repetitive. How do they do it? Do they think it won't be noticed? It's like each sentence is the same. It really frustrates me, then they think a single comma will resolve the situation.
Guys, I'm writing a story, but I feel like it's more of a script.
There's quite a bit of dialogue, about 10 lines of dialogue on each page, and some pages are entirely dialogue.
How much dialogue is too much dialogue?
What can I do to break up the dialogue? I try to add it as many actions that the characters are doing, but there's only so much I can add. And I'm not so good with being over-descriptive.
Will be spending Christmas alone for the first time ever. I'm not sure how I feel about it yet. But at least there will be plenty of time to read on my own. Just finished making myself dinner, which consisted of meat-filled ravioli and pumpkinseed oil-- It was yummy. Might even have enough time to go catch a flick or something. I also heard it's popular to go out clubbing on Christmas in this city, so I might consider doing that. Lastly, the Deutsch girl in this flat I'm staying in is so fucking hot, and I would absolutely rawdawg it with her and impregnate her with my seed.
where do I go from this serie?
I'd like sci-fi/fantasy actually well written
Do we know how they acted? Did they act as naturally as possible? (what we consider modern acting), was it chanted? ritualistic? did they memorize all their lines? were there stage props? anyone knowledgeable on this subject?
i actually do know about this, only about greek drama.
>Do we know how they acted? Did they act as naturally as possible?
No, they didn't, they had to project their voice quite a lot more than current actors do.
>was it chanted?
No, but some parts were sung. If you read them in greek it might sound more 'chanty' than verse in modern languages but afawk it wasn't chanted.
wtf no. It was a civil occasion, the whole...
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