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Should materialists and scientific positivists be classified as mentally ill? Mesdames et messieurs, Let's have a conference and officially declare these incorrect beliefs a mental illness.

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Ulysses > Finnegans Wake
Mrs. Dalloway > The Waves
The Portrait of a Lady > The Wings of the Dove
Molloy > Ping
An author's more accessible but still experimental middle developments > their later more difficult works

this is never not true

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What websites/journals does /lit/ read?

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>>13114697
this and not knowing the actual page were pleasant surprises when i bought one. they can make a lot of difference

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Reminder that if you read for just 30 minutes a day, in 1 year you will read all of the following:
>Goodnight Moon
>Where The Wild Things Are
>Make Way for Ducklings
>Eloise
>Harold and the Purple Crayon
>A Wizard of Earthsea
>Charlotte's Web
>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
>The Hobbit
>The Little Prince
>All of Harry Potter
>All of Narnia

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>>13060429
>eight years later, during the height of World War I
Isn't that the end of World War I?

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>try to read non-fiction book
>get bored
>learn the same content on wikipedia or youtube
>read fiction book instead

How do I stop doing this?

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Reminder that if you just read for 6-8 hours a day, you can complete pretty much the entire western canon in just a year or two, and still have time to relax with a few comfy mystery novels.

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is there really a conspiracy against white people and their demography or is just a myth?

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Reminder that if you read for just fifteen (15) minutes a day you can read all of the following in one year:
>All of Harry Potter
>All of A Song of Ice and Fire
>All of In Search of Lost Time
>All of La Comédie Humaine
>All of Shakespeare
>All of Dickens
>All four of Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels
>All four Classic Chinese Novels
>The Tale of Genji
>The Bible
>The Odyssey and The Iliad
>Ulysses
>War and Peace
>The Brothers Karamazov
>The Magic Mountain
>The Count of Monte Crisco
>Atlas Shrugged
>Infinite Jest
>Stephen King's The Stand
>Harold and The Purple Crayon

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Would you guys like to hear the premise?

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>>12933656
I don't get it

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How the fuck do I write an inciting incident? It sounds so simple but I don't get it.

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>>12914738

I've never read a book in my life. Should I start with these? I'll read the first book (Little Bear) and then work my way up to educated.

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What are the 10 essential philosophy books that I should read to be well rounded in philosophy

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english

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>book contains untranslated non-English sentences
>look up translations online
>write them in book so next person reading it won't be confused

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The best part of Tolkien being dead is the fact he’ll never retcon Gandalf to Gandalf the gay

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>>12722214
>>12722338

>tfw imagine all my books staring Disney characters anyway

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>>12667636
Easy. Just say that you find [insert opinion] aesthetically pleasing and beauty is what you value the most.
Beauty is the most divine thing on earth. Order stands in defiance of entropy. And beaty is patterns and therefore order. The creation of life itself requires very specific conditions and is therefore unlikely, yet it happened. Aesthetics like a are a reflection and imitation of those unlikely circumstances. Therefore beauty is divine and whatever opinion I have is justified because I arrange all my thinking so that it pleases my sense of aesthetics.

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>>12667654
Of course not. Contractions don't belong in formal writing, and "it is" doesn't belong in dialog unless it's being used for emphasis, or to sound deliberately archaic or formal.

>>12667698
No, that's "its" (without the apostrophe).

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>>12640845
>nexus of actual occasions
explain this in words that a retard can understand plz

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>>12620200
iz gud books

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>>12621185

Candidates for all time greatest that are not those 4:
>Plato
>Montaigne
>Goethe
>Wordsworth
>Dickens
>Proust
>DFW



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