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Old 03-17-2011, 10:52 PM   #1501
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i need to read some Oscar Wilde. i don't exactly want to jump into Dorian Grey right now, but i know that this guy's wordplay and prose was as good as anybody else's in history. maybe start with some of his short stories.
The Importance of Being Earnest was my introduction into Wilde.
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Old 03-17-2011, 10:53 PM   #1502
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The Importance of Being Earnest was my introduction into Wilde.
that made me laugh madly. guess why.

edit: it was because i didn't actually know what 'earnest' meant
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Old 03-17-2011, 10:53 PM   #1503
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i need to read some Oscar Wilde. i don't exactly want to jump into Dorian Grey right now, but i know that this guy's wordplay and prose was as good as anybody else's in history. maybe start with some of his short stories.

Dorian was the first of his work that I ever read. He's definitely one of those rare talents. I want to start reading some of his plays soon.
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Old 03-17-2011, 10:56 PM   #1504
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The Importance of Being Earnest was my introduction into Wilde.
This book sounds familiar for some reason...
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Old 03-17-2011, 11:20 PM   #1505
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This book sounds familiar for some reason...
There was a movie made form the play.
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Old 03-17-2011, 11:28 PM   #1506
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There was a movie made form the play.
YES THERE U GO! We watched the movie in class.
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Old 03-18-2011, 07:35 AM   #1507
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Aite since yall are readers it seems, I'm gonna post my question in here, I gotta write a biography research paper on any author. Who should I write it on? What author is a good author to write a research paper on?

George Orwell

Very controversial man.

F. Scott Fitzgerald is also another interesting author to write about.
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Old 03-21-2011, 01:24 AM   #1508
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Old 03-21-2011, 01:33 AM   #1509
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Have this one as well, it is in my to-be-read stack.
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Old 03-21-2011, 01:37 AM   #1510
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Old 03-21-2011, 01:47 AM   #1511
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Paul Auster's the new york trilogy
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Old 03-21-2011, 02:01 PM   #1512
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I think imma write bout someone I'm familiar with. Gonna write bout Michael Crichton. I remember readin Congo, he also wrote the book Jurassic Park. Wanted to do it on my fav author Khaled Hosseini but he's only written 2 books so won't really have much info on him.
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Old 03-21-2011, 02:12 PM   #1513
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Old 03-21-2011, 02:23 PM   #1514
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currently reading While Mortals Sleep, a posthumous collection of short storied by Vonnegut.
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