In any type of writing, there are three possible points of view: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, or me, you, and other. There are three periods of the English language’s history: Old, Middle, and Modern. And dramas traditionally have three parts: prot asis, epitasis, and catastrophe.
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Here is a passage I love from the end of Tom Robbin's book Skinny Legs and All:
And she thought, Come on, now. What's the punchline? There's got to be something else. Until, finally, a voice inside her said: "We're making it up." Who? What? "Us. All of us. It. All of it. The world, the universe, life, reality. Especially reality." We're making it up? We make it up. We made it up. We shall make it up. We have been making it up. I make it up. You make it up.
Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute www.ikat.org, founder of Pennies For Peace www.penniesforpeace.org, and co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea which has been a New York Times bestseller since its January 2007 release, and was Time Magazine Asia Book of The Year. Continue reading Three Cups of Tea
"I lingered around them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth."
Wang Fei began her study of the guqin under Professor Li Xiangting at the Central Conservatory of Music in China in 1981. Wang Fei is also a well-known author in China. She and her two sisters are known as the Chinese Bronte Sisters. Their book “Three Sisters’ Skies and Dreams” was a bestseller in Beijing in 1997. She also plays the guzheng (21 stringed Zither) and does Chinese painting.
A group of three tragedies. Everyone in Greece who took part in the poetic contest had to produce a trilogy and a satyric drama. We have only one specimen, and that is by Æschylos, embracing the Agamemnon, the Chophorœ, and the Eumen’ids.
A damp cold sensation permeates her suit from the ankles as she carves a straight path into deeper water. Breaking waves, that’s the first objective, but before she can reach that point, it becomes clear that this is not a benign sea. Interspersed among some tolerable waves are others which push her backwards, sweeping her off her feet and whipping her unwieldy fibreglass board out of control. It’s going to be tough to get out there.
Through a series of never-before-seen interviews and rare photos, documentary-maker Rich Koslowski reveals the horrifying true story behind the Cartoon industry–the story that Hollywood doesn't want you to see. Told in the same style as a Ken Burns documentary, with interviews of toon stars today as well as historical file footage of the early years, this work of fiction will forever change the way you think of those beloved characters in the white gloves.
In the village in the village in the village life repeats itself, life repeats itself. There is sunlight; there is darkness. The dark repeats itself, the light repeats itself; planting repeats itself, harvest repeats itself. Yet life is never dull. It pats the drum-hide of the night and is satisfied. It listens for footfalls when the dogs bark in the village in the village in the village
In the village in the village in the village life repeats itself, life undoes itself and then does itself up in the same guise. We are careful not to fail to repeat the same salutations, the same farewells our parents and our parents' parents use. They are wise; we are small and the day long. Death comes but once but when it comes to life no one would be unwilling to repeat in the village in the village in the village