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  1. Thread: What is Faith?

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    Suppose you are in a dark and unfamiliar room;...

    Suppose you are in a dark and unfamiliar room; you stretch out your hands in front of you and walk slowly, listening to sounds and feeling the ground with your feet. When the darkness and suspense...
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    And I'm most obliged to you for making it clear...

    And I'm most obliged to you for making it clear that I'm not here ;)
  3. Thread: I hate him..!!

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    firestarter, Please explain to me what "I...

    firestarter,

    Please explain to me what "I cannot decide". I was not sure I was hesitating about making a decision. And what are the ways "that I don't believe"? Or is it considered a fine poetry...
  4. Thread: I hate him..!!

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    I don't see any poetry in this collection of...

    I don't see any poetry in this collection of words at all.
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    Frankenstein was my first in the long list of...

    Frankenstein was my first in the long list of dissatisfactions of the way women-novelists handle the plot. The story and the idea for the 18th century were brilliant but the novel is fraught with...
  6. Thread: Dictionaries

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    Wilfred, I never used American English...

    Wilfred,

    I never used American English Dictionaries seriously in my life (OED, Collins and Longman are enough for me), but if I did, I would go for Webster's. Isn't it the biggest American...
  7. So what's the book and who is the author?

    So what's the book and who is the author?
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    Fielding's Plays

    There is no greatest playwright in the world than W. Shakespeare. But however useful the study of his play may be for one's education, it may also have a persnicious effect. I'm sure there were...
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    Shea, Pamela Andrews is a personage from the...

    Shea,

    Pamela Andrews is a personage from the famous "Pamela" by S. Richardson, one of the most influential novels in English literature.
  10. Thread: untitled

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    This is bad.

    This is bad.
  11. Thread: all about us

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    I see that people over 20 are a minority at this...

    I see that people over 20 are a minority at this forum ... :)

    I'm a 24 y.o. PhD student at Georgia Tech, and you can see my photograph on the left. I've never attended a single class in...
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    litlenani, Do you really want critical remarks...

    litlenani,

    Do you really want critical remarks on that piece? I may give them to you in a private message, but they can be rather scathing ... although they can also be helpful for your further...
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    Shea, I'm planning to read "Pilgrim's...

    Shea,

    I'm planning to read "Pilgrim's Progress" as it is a milestone in English literature. However, its "Biblical connotation" is only of historic interest to me. If you're still trying to...
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    How old are you, ajoe?

    How old are you, ajoe?
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    scarlatti_7, According to the Oxford English...

    scarlatti_7,

    According to the Oxford English Dictionary, "Goethe" is pronounced in British English as ['ge:t&] where [e:] sounds as the only vowel in British "work" and [&] is a schwa, as the last...
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    Is it allowed to pronounce such names as J.K....

    Is it allowed to pronounce such names as J.K. Rowling and Stephen King at a literature website?? :-? :evil: These authors stand in the same relation to literature as Spice Girls do!
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    Read on :-) It is one of the most...

    Read on :-) It is one of the most thought-provoking books I've ever read. And Fowles is my favourite author. You will find that his every book is an intellectual masterpiece and every one of his...
  18. Robert E Lee: > I've read Nostromo and The...

    Robert E Lee:

    > I've read Nostromo and The Secret Agent by Conrad. While Nostromo
    > drags, it doesn't match my definition of stolid, painful literature. What I > have in mind is stiff,...
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    Is Sir John Falstaff a villian or he's more a...

    Is Sir John Falstaff a villian or he's more a comical personage?
  20. Thread: THE HULK

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    No, it would be a complete waste of my time to go...

    No, it would be a complete waste of my time to go and see something like that. I would stop respecting myself if I did. Isn't this a movie for 12 y.o. kids?
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    apstudent, Was that a BBC "Hamlet" with Derek...

    apstudent,

    Was that a BBC "Hamlet" with Derek Jacobi? In my opinion, he played that role brilliantly.
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    :-) I have just finished reading "Of Human...

    :-) I have just finished reading "Of Human Bindage", and although I have a different name, I was thoroughly associating myself with the main hero. Did you too? Do you really have a lot in common with...
  23. And sometimes you love to read a novel because of...

    And sometimes you love to read a novel because of its every sentence.
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    Hello, megancombe! I am very much into...

    Hello, megancombe!

    I am very much into classical British literature and we might discuss a thing or two together if you don't mind ;-) Please write me a private message if you're interetsed.
    ...
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    All the books by John Fowles: "The Aristos"...

    All the books by John Fowles:
    "The Aristos"
    "The Magus"
    "The Collector"
    "A Maggot"

    Many Shakespeare's plays but especially:
    "Othello"
    "Hamlet"
    "King John"
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