"Violence is one of the most personal and even intimate acts between human beings, but it can also be cultural and societal in its implications. It can be symbolic, thematic, biblical, Shakespearean, Romantic, allegorical, transcendent. Violence in real life just is."
January 2007 Archives
"These days you don't know who to trust," he said, "ain't that the truth?"
"When someone asks about meaning, I usually come back with something clever, like
"Well, what do you think?"
"And indeed there will be time"
In poetry and fiction, it may be mostly people.
My reflection with link to Chera Pupi's blog entry
County Attorney (facetiously). Well, Henry, at least we found out that she was not going to quilt it. She was going to--what is it you call it, ladies!
Mrs. Hale (her hand against her pocket). We call it--knot it, Mr. Henderson.
Is every trip really a quest?...
Once you figure out quests, the rest is easy.
"Bending over she found one of the braids of Marjorie's hair, followed it up with her hand to the point nearest the head,
and then holding it a little slack so that the sleeper would feel no pull, she reached down with the shears and severed it."
"I remind students that their blogs are public," he said. "Someday, they'll be in a job applicant
pool, and a potential employer will run their name through Google, and the angry ranting
Web log they wrote at age 17 will turn up."
This quote was important to me becasue this is the first time that I am creating a blog. I think that every student that enters a blog should remember that anyone can see it. If you submit a passage that is negative then it may potentially prohibit you from getting a job. On the other hand, if you write a great review or article then it may be a positive influence when trying to get a job.