Where to start with her work?
Rec me some anti-numale books containing traditional redpilled masculinity and alpha heterosexual male role models.
This seems like a falseflag, but I shall post sincerely.
The Iliad & Odyssey - Homer
The Saga of the Volsungs
Storm and Steel - Ersnt Junger
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Parallel Lives - Plutarch
The Histories - Herodotus
The Gallic War - Caesar
Memes sever the link between reason and ideas, therefore they lead to a stupefied population, and therefore they should be illegal.
Delete your meme folder immediately and stop using them.
> my smug face when I skip the Anna and Vronsky chapters in Anna Karenina cause it was evidently written for children
I don't know which board would be better suited for this question.
Has anyone here had any experience using Duolingo? I'm going to use it alongside some other supplements to start learning Portuguese, Spanish, French, & Italian. It'll be mostly for reading purposing, and I want to know if it's any good.
Also; recommendations for literature in those languages.
I used it for Spanish. It's good for the absolute bare bones of a language, but after that you're better off using other resources. I finished every exercise for Spanish but would still struggle to carry out a conversation with someone.
What other resources are you going to use?
I used this plus Rosetta Stone plus Anki plus Memrise for German and got pretty far. I can get the gist of newspaper and encyclopedia articles. Carrying on a conversation or writing something would be hard, though. I can go over to Kra*tchan and laugh at their memes now.
Like the other anon said, duolingo is a good bare bones starting point. You learn some basic grammar, vocab, greetings- all of which are important- but you aren't gonna master a language with duolingo alone.
Here's the regiment I used to learn German. Once you think you have an OK grasp of the language, purchase the translations of your favorite books. For me I bought the German versions of some Mark Twain, Maugham, Conrad, Dickens etc. Your comfortability with these texts will really help you understand the German version and you can constantly compare with the original as you go. Don't be afraid to look up words in the dictionary! Now reading books like this will take some time, but it's important not to rush through. Try to spend at least an hour a day doing this, writing down and studying any important reoccurring vocab that youre unfamiliar with.
Another huge help to me was watching German movies. I tried to watch a movie each night. I started with German versions of American movies, but eventually felt comfortable enough to watch German originals. Don't worry if you cant understand anything when you start this. That's how it was with me. Just keep going.
Continue duolingo. It's a good way to practice vocabulary, along with the words you wrote down from reading.
Using all three of these methods together really enhances and accelerates your learning of the language. It may seem like a lot of time to dedicate per day (1hr reading, 1.5hr movie, 30 minutes duolingo) but it's not too bad! Watching movies is pretty passive, I'd just get into the routine of watching one every night before bed. Also, the slow, intricate reading of your favorite books in another language really gives you a greater understanding of the original work.
Just stick with it every day. Taking one day off the regiment can snowball into a week, 2 weeks, the next thing you know you have given up on the language.
Good luck, hope this helps!
I haven't seen one of these threads in awhile.
Are any /lit/erati making some income from self-publishing cheap books on amazon?
I've heard the best way to go is to publish either extremely kinky weird erotica, or shitty self-help PUA books.
I'd love to make even $50 bucks a month or something with half a dozen short porn books.
This guy apparently makes 2000 bongdollars a day by (a) writing the kind of generic stuff people want and (b) marketing it properly. Maybe try that.
I'm trying this right now. I wrote a shitty slut story about an English middle class girl who goes searching for chavs and black guys in a council estate. I wrote it in an hour. Didn't give two shits.
I know I'm not bad at it because I've written gay shit before on Nifty and people have really, really liked it. This is hetero, ofc, but holes are holes when it comes to this shite really, let's be honest.
It's been up for a few days but I haven't made any money. It's only 2000 words long, and I think incorrectly priced. I've...
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Was Nietzsche just a troll?
>Sunset found her squatting in the grass, groaning. Every stool was looser than the one before, and smelled fouler. By the time the moon came up she was shitting brown water. The more she drank, the more she shat, but the more she shat, the thirstier she grew, and her thirst sent her crawling to the stream to suck up more water.
What children books have you read lately /lit/?
this terrifying piece of modern horror
Was H.P Lovecraft one of the best writers ever, or just a decent writer?
People I knew were constantly hyping him as a sort of master of literature, but when I decided to read him I found he was... Nice. Not bad, but not engaging in an artistic way. He was engaging as a Mistery writer though.
Also, why is he considered a writer of Horror? I would classify his works as Supernatural Thriller, rather than Horror. And he was not that racist in his writings.
In my opinion he was not even a decent "writer", in the sense that his prose was very bad.
His ideas (or monsters) were interesting though, and the creepy atmosphere is maintained somehow.
He is considered horror in the sense that his descriptions often stick with you for a long time, and he always portrays that there is something "unfathomable" beneath everything we know. IDK, his horror is really his own, hence the term Lovecraftian.
I'm no master on Lovecraft, and...
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"Weak people are incapable of sincerity."
What's your favorite Tolstoyevski novel? Mine is The Brothers Karenina
Name a useful skill you've learnt from a book and what book it was. Self taught not textbook in class.
Hey guys, could anyone suggest some good books on christian esoterics. I'm interested in allegories/symbolic/parabolic texts in general, so feel free to share anything related. Thanks :)
That picture is not god, by the way, but Urizen, William Blake's Demiurge.
Let's just make this a Urizen thread instead of more Christian faggotry.
Where do I start with Cioran?
Are there any good overviews for his ideas?