>dramatis personae spoils the plot
Where to start with lit crit?
Want to read a lot of it. Any good recommendations for starting points?
Why haven't you read the greatest novel of the latter half of the 20th century?
>tfw realize you haven nothing to say that hasn't already been said and in far more interesting terms
Time to stop writing I guess
Anon, haven't you realized that you're going to have to enter into an obsession with another, established writer, to the point where you are so agonizingly concious of your own flaws that you snap and start interpreting flaws into the other writer that you can then fix with your own works
What does /lit/ think about this book?
Hey /lit. How does one become better at reading/analyzing literature? Besides reading a shit ton of lit, are there any supplemental books that I can read or any other suggestions that you guys have? thanks.
I read Gaddis's recognition and there's a website with sypnosis's and chapter by chapter guides. So I would read a chapter, think about it, and then read the site and see if my understanding was similar to the sypnosis of the chapter.
Doing things like this helped me. after this, i moved on to JR
I was totally lost until I stumbled on Susan Wise Bauer's "The Well Educated Mind." It gave me a reading list which is actually what led me to /lit/, but more importantly for your sake (since you're already on /lit/ and likely have a decent fix on finding real literature), it was basically a crash course in literary analysis for each of the five genres it discusses: fiction, history/philosophy, autobiography, poetry, and drama.
Each section has an introductory ~30 pages for the history of the genre, a reading list with blurbs about each text (with...
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What is the superior choice in literature? I personally believe that vanguardism is the best, pic not related
Is this worth reading? Also does anyone have a pdf? Don't feel like spending $16 on it
we had to read it last year when I was a senior in AP Lit but I didnt bother
Which boards do you frequent and what is your favourite book?
I just read this. Is it good?
Books you have in a foreign language
Here is a hungarian Gravity's Rainbow
ITT: Books that almost, or made you cry.
Luther insults thread?
>You are the most insane heretics and ingrafters of heretical perversity.
-From Explanations of the Ninety-Five Theses, pg. 88 of Luther's Works, Vol. 31
What is the disconnect between "Western" and "Eastern" philosophies? Why is Western philosophy predominately discussed here over Eastern philosophies? Is it solely because must of the people visiting this born were born in and live in Western countries?
What is it about East Asain and Middle Eastern philosophy that's unappealing to Western thinkers? Idk if Africans have philosophy, but if they do, the question also applies to them.