Brevity by Dan Thompson

Brevity

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  1. tedsini

    tedsini said, 11 months ago

    Must be the Cliff’s Notes version.

  2. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, 11 months ago

    Thank God for Cliff’s Notes. Imagine how much unproductive time they saved students having to read things the 1960s generation called “classics” like the unabridged (swearword full) Catcher in the Rye, a book that makes plotless, pointless movies like “full metal jacket” seem deep.
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    Or even the “real” classics we had to read like “great expectations” where one kept expecting something to actually happen and the book turned out to be a massive social commentary rather than a novel.
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    I can’t help but wonder how many kids got turned off to reading because they were forced to read stuff that would only interest an anthropologist?
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    Only once did I ever use Cliff’s Notes, but given the lack of value of most books that teachers seem to like, I have no problems with them.

  3. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, 11 months ago

    Did the cat also eat Atticus Finch?

  4. edclectic

    edclectic said, 11 months ago

    But who killed Cock Robin?!!

  5. jreckard

    jreckard said, 11 months ago

    The discussion of The Hunger Games wasn’t pretty.

  6. Varnes

    Varnes said, 11 months ago

    I think teachers have students read The Old Man And The Sea just to nip the tendency to enjoy Hemingway in the bud…Of all the stupid books….Like Vonnegut said, the guy should have just cut off the good meat from the stupid fish and headed for home, instead of letting the sharks eat it…idiot……If you want them to read great literature, just give them the Nick Adam’s Stories and let ’em lay in a hammock and enjoy…..

  7. John Dohany

    John Dohany GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Kitty thought the title was “How To Kill A Mockingbird”.

  8. Digital Frog

    Digital Frog GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    Freshman English in University, the final exam included a study of Mark Twain’s Puddin’head Wilson. I realized just before the exam that I hadn’t read the book yet, so I quickly read the first 50 pages and the last 10, extrapolated everything in between and passed with an A.

  9. kevin78661

    kevin78661 GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    This has absolutely nothing to do with Cliffs’ notes, The cat caught the mockingbird in its mouth.
    You just have to rant and ramble on about nothing huh?

  10. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Mr. Snuggles will return to report on the next book to be discussed: “Of Mice and Men”.

  11. Varnes

    Varnes said, 11 months ago

    emptc, Don’t worry, there will always be geeks that keep the old things alive…..It’s Nature way…

  12. nazzofoggenmach

    nazzofoggenmach GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    sorry, did you say something?

  13. nazzofoggenmach

    nazzofoggenmach GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @kevin78661

    you silver tongued devil, you

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