Hemingway’s ‘The Old Man And The Sea’ Adapted For Stage By Lifelong Friend

Hemingway’s ‘The Old Man And The Sea’ Adapted For Stage By Lifelong Friend

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THE OLD MAN’S LEGACY LIVES ON… Ernest Hemingway coined the termed “the iceberg theory” which refers to an understated style of writing that concerns itself with surface elements in a story rather than the more preachy approach. In other words, Hemingway respected the intellect of his readers—we can see what’s beneath on our own. This is perhaps one of the reasons the man became so popular, this and his larger than life persona. One could argue that it was his relationship with the world that catered to his relatability and universal appeal. His most notable works are The Sun Also …

6 Ways to Tell You’ve Found Your Bookworm Soulmate

6 Ways to Tell You’ve Found Your Bookworm Soulmate

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Do you think you know your friends well? But how you can distinguish that one reader from the group? Or perhaps you’ve met a new friend and are wonder if they are an avid reader like you! Well, here’s how! You know when your friends are avid readers when…   Image Via susanwiggs.com   1. They’ve read your favorite books. You invite your friend to over, and when they see your personal library, you catch that twinkle in their eyes like the stars in the sky as they point to your shelves and say, “I read that one, and that …

5 Books to Read If You’re Still Obsessed With ‘Mean Girls’

5 Books to Read If You’re Still Obsessed With ‘Mean Girls’

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While October 3rd isn’t upon us quite yet, it’s never too early to show love for Mean Girls. I don’t know about you, but as a 90s baby (who grew up in the 2000’s and 2010’s), Mean Girls was a staple of my teenagehood.   The iconic teen comedy has become a cult icon since it premiered in 2004. Recognized for its memorable catchphrases, hilarious performances, and dramatic (yet relatable) portrayals of the trials and tribulations of being a teenager, Mean Girls will forever go down as one of the best teen films in history.   In celebration of its upcoming fourteenth anniversary …

Why Characters Are Better Than Real People

Why Characters Are Better Than Real People

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I have like five or six good friends. I think that’s fine. I’m all right, comfortable even, with that number. If you’re trying to tell me you have over a dozen good friends—and I mean good—you probably, just, I don’t know. You’re probably lying. Good friends, I’m talking. And you’re saying you have twelve of them? No.   Good friends are, in any case, hard to come by. Many people are selfish. They get in their own head and it’s sometimes hard to find their way out. The bad news is these people don’t make great friends. The good news …