Tuesday, May 09, 2006
tori, for mark
last night i kept subjecting kait to a series of historical quotes that entertained me as i worked on my paper; today, the WORLD.
or, you know, MY BLOG READERSHIP.
"But a woman, obsessed, generally, with a natural awe of actual things, can not bear to see them disposed of so disrespectfully. Her poetry will employ them, and discover relevances for them.” what does that even MEAN? "a natural awe of actual things?" what, like "whoa, look at that CHAIR! it's so... ACTUAL! i cannot even believe that there are concrete objects in this room!"
also: “Fiction is to-day mainly written by women; and it is already possible to compile an anthology of words and phrases used and understood by women alone."
hell yes, secret woman fiction code. BOYS CAN'T READ HARRY POTTER, THEY WON'T UNDERSTAND JK ROWLING'S SECRET WOMEN PHRASES.
one more for good measure:
"The statement that women lack a sense of humor has been resented by them, and
justly so. But it cannot be denied that an enjoyment of the Hundred Collars type
episode lingers longer in the cultivated man than it does in the average cultivated
you know, it's so true. as a cultivated woman, i find Hundred Collars type episodes to be almost entirely not funny. (oh, i just looked it up. apparently "a hundred collars" is a robert frost poem
. wow, and it's not really funny. it's mostly just creepy. i guess, as a woman, i would
oh, gender roles, you are hilarious.
i'm hungryyyy. but my poco lit class is going over to professor kapila's house for dinner. i anticipate: deliciousness.
and then molly, tim and i are having some emergency midweek bondage-- we have 4.5 bond movies left to go and we're so determined to watch them all! i anticipate: hilarity and explosions.
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