A Classic Couple: The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Goldfinch
Weeks ago I made a Top Ten Tuesday post listing pairs of classics and contemporary books. After several people commented with further questions about these pairs, I decided to go through them individually in this weekly feature called A Classic Couple. Today I’ll be sharing similarities between dark, intense, captivating novels: Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of… Continue reading
Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Pair with Classics
Happy Tuesday!! August is coming to a close, which means it’s time to start thinking about going back to school. This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is back-to-school themed, which means I’ve decided to focus on classic literature. Classics definitely get a bad reputation from required reading lists in classrooms; however, I think looking at… Continue reading1984, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Classics, Donna Tartt, English Major, Gone Girl, Illuminae, literature, On the Road, The Broke and the Bookish, The Catcher in the Rye, The Goldfinch, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Road, The Woman in White, Top Ten Tuesday, We Were Liars
QUOTE: The Goldfinch
“We can’t choose what we want and don’t want and that’s the hard lonely truth. Sometimes we want what we want even if we know it’s going to kill us. We can’t escape who we are.” ~page 770 of The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt There were so many great quotes in this book! It was very hard… Continue reading
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