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  1. Thread: The Assassin

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    Hillwalker and BookBeauty... Thank you very much...

    Hillwalker and BookBeauty... Thank you very much for the thorough analysis of the story, which I agree was needlessly repetitive and boringly long. It contained a lot of grammatical errors, as well....
  2. Thread: The Assassin

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    The Assassin

    The man, who looked forty five but who was actually in his early thirties, with long brown hair, climbed up the stairs of the hotel for the last time, got into his room, locked the door behind,...
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    The world is made of forms.

    The world is made of forms.
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    Sounds like a sad love story.

    Sounds like a sad love story.
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    Farawell

    In his bedroom, the man sat straight in the chair by the open window that overlooked a black, cloudy night. He had a small wooden inlaid box on his lap.

    The man thought he could get rid of the...
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    Cold Love That Burns

    This is the revised version of the story that had submitted a while ago for Short Story Competition.


    Cold Love That Burns

    They were talking in the park, sitting at the bench by the big cedar...
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    Nocturnal, I liked the story you provided in...

    Nocturnal, I liked the story you provided in Spanish.
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    I liked the details you so beautifully make...

    I liked the details you so beautifully make visible through symbols; I liked the light symbol, especially. This is not an easy-reading story; it requires the reader to pay a genuine attention to the...
  9. Thread: Love's Chemistry

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    Love's Chemistry

    The first rains of the fall came from the north and brought along a sticky mist and cold weather. The city was inundated with muddy water. No one knew it would be that bad. No one had ever known it...
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    Poll: Of Mice and Men: An Analysis

    Of Mice and Men is the panorama of ‘human conditions.’ By this like to emphasize the abundance of different ‘states of being’ in the novella which enriches the ambiance in a way that one is startled...
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    Would you learn how lovers bleed?

    Would you learn how lovers bleed?
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    What If the Prince Never Comes

    It is quite relaxing to read the fairy tales, knowing that the salvation rope will be extended sooner or later and it will not be an unseen higher authority doing this. It will either be a couple of...
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    If Hemingway just wanted us to keep in wonder by...

    If Hemingway just wanted us to keep in wonder by writing this six-word story, then we could say all his others works are written by the same rule. Because they are too widely discussed. There are...
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    Not in all Revelations is it related that it was...

    Not in all Revelations is it related that it was Eve who tempted Adam to eat the forbidden fruit (apple or wheat). In Christian tradition, Eve is the one who is responsible for the fall of man....
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    Poll: The name of the play is quite original and...

    The name of the play is quite original and striking. This is part of the reason of its success.
  16. Poll: Thoughts on the Old Man and the Sea -- Part One

    Santiago is an old man who seemingly once was lucky but over time lost his luck as well as his wife about who he does not think much and whose picture he "took down because it made him too lonely to...
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    Still, I don't know why all the virtues have to...

    Still, I don't know why all the virtues have to be found in the youngest while the older ones are bad enough, like in one fairy tale where they thorw the youngest, Benjamin, into a well, to be...
  18. Thread: The Farm Animals

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    I agree with prendrelemick on that this looks...

    I agree with prendrelemick on that this looks like part of the biggest picture. As the author points out, it is quite suggestive and vulnerable to each kind of interpretations. Grammatically, though...
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    Being the Youngest -- The Perfect Underdog

    In the fairy tales, the youngest of the three or of the six is always the secretly favored. This does not mean that he or she will not ever encounter any problem; rather, this means that our youngest...
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    Bird, Oh Bird! -- Chapter II

    The young bird looked around in the eyes of those looking him in the eye and hesitated. The thin line between heroism and stupidity now looked clearer. Sometimes it was better not to try one's limits...
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    Poll: Thoughts on Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

    Of Mice of Men is first and foremost a book of friendship and of a deep, meningful attachment of two men. Their friendship is so beautiful and yet so out of ordinary that often they are questioned...
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    Poll: Thank you 'The Comedian' and 'haraf ish' for your...

    Thank you 'The Comedian' and 'haraf ish' for your posts and insights. Maybe there are few more things to be said on The Bluest Eye:

    Towards the of the novel we get to know some of the key...
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    Great. Very revolutionary...

    Great. Very revolutionary...
  24. The problem is that, like Evolution, Freudian...

    The problem is that, like Evolution, Freudian Psychoanalysis is treated like a empirical science and that it tries to heal people with psychological problems despite of its shortcomings.

    Fairy...
  25. Agreed. Socio-economic point of view can be of a...

    Agreed. Socio-economic point of view can be of a great help to decipher some dark points in fairy tales.
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