SOS Racisme president Dominique Sopo summed-up the evening’s objective quite simply, “I think it’s very important that we do not kill those who died a second time by raising a polemic.” It brought the seriousness and perspective needed to round-out the speakers, officially hitting every note in the euphonic symphony of support that was the gala.
Many people ask me, “Why are you an English major?” right after I say I don’t want to be a teacher.
What I’m trying to get at, and eventually prove with the following 5 quotations, is that the comic book is as rich and ripe of a literary experience as any standard novel.
I’m tired of stark, deathly stories about loss and grit in poorly defined post-apocalyptic worlds. I’m tired of everyone doing their best “The Road” impression writing stark sentences. That move like this. About death.
What is the state of poetry these days?
“Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.”
I’ve been digging up old pieces of writing on my laptop, and one on changing my major stuck out.
The best way to get your brain moving on your morning commute is to read.
“I have said what I wanted to say and I will not say it again.”
Oh, Jane Austen. Who has not heard of this literary icon?