Posts Tagged With: Kurt vonnegut

The Shape of Stories

I use the Vonnegut clip which ends this piece all the time in writing classes. It’s fascinating in that we absolutely canmap the arc, but it’s the details where it all gets interesting.

Plus, they use a Čiurlionis image in the header, which is just cool!

Source: The Six Main Stories, As Identified by a Computer – The Atlantic

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A Few Short Book Reviews

I’ve been horribly remiss in my book reviews as the semester has started and I’ve been swamped. So… here’s a a few short reviews of what I’ve been reading.

The Golem and the Jinni
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a wonderful book! Helene Wecker draws three dimensional characters who change and grow and evolve before our eyes. Even her stock characters, the old arab gossip, the lapsed jew, the pampered socialite, all have an extra quality to them which allows us, as readers, to be fully invested in their lives. Continue reading

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"Electric circuitry confers a mythic dimension on our ordinary individual and group actions. Our technology forces us to live mythically, but we continue to think fragmentarily, and on single, separate planes." -Marshall McLuhan

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ALYAZYA

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Author of 11 contemporary, realistic teen novels, NYC girl, and organization enthusiast.

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African Literature

Al Akhawayn University Fall 2017