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What Sophocles Wrote About Money In 441 BC Is True Even To This Very Day

Money! Nothing worse 335
in our lives, so current, rampant, so corrupting.
Money—you demolish cities, root men from their homes,
you train and twist good minds and set them on
to the most atrocious schemes. No limit,
you make them adept at every kind of outrage, 340
every godless crime—money! Continue reading “What Sophocles Wrote About Money In 441 BC Is True Even To This Very Day”

I’ve just finished reading these…

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This book was part of my MA English syllabus. But I actually read it even before the semester began. It is considered as the father of the modern English novel. Joseph Andrews will surely make you laugh at the satirical portrayal of the Augustan age and it people. Fielding’s style of writing is marvelous, even with all the digressions and slapstick scenes, he gets into the heart of the story and draws the reader in.

It’s written in the style of Cervantes’ Don Quixote. It’s very entertaining and the names of characters and absolutely hilarious. And one wonders if a man like Joseph can ever be found in the real world. I think not.

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Favorite books : Part 1 North and South

One can never have a favorite book, its like choosing your favorite child among the 10 you have (metaphorically speaking. And no, I don’t have ten children). This is going be the first part of many and maybe we do have things is common.north-and-south1

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