Literature – what is it
If you, the reader, have asked the question: "literature – what is It?"and I would like to get a succinct answer, but still true and scientific, then you turned to…

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What is the use of reading and why read a lot?
The availability of books We used to call ourselves a reading nation. Unfortunately, surveys show that this is far from the case. Over the past 10 years, the population of…

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YURI OLESHA NICKNAMED " WRITER»
My soul is the last atom your soul. <Yu. O.> Man lived, man wrote. Years passed, the man was forgotten. And they didn't remember much when they were alive. Not…

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CONVERSATION WITH THE CELESTIAL: JOSEPH BRODSKY

But even the thought of-what’s his name? – immortality
there is a thought of solitude, my friend.
<I. B.>

Conversation with the celestial

When I was seven years old, and a large bag of chips in Moscow cost only six and a half rubles, far away in the West, a poet with the biblical name Joseph, not very well known at home, died. Brodsky, of course, did not manage to live up to the moment when every schoolchild would know about it. Continue reading

Top 5 tips for those who like to read a lot

Reading and taking notes
No matter how good your memory is, you can’t remember everything you read. You never know what you might find useful-interesting facts, historical events, dates, or ideas. You can also record your impressions of the book, and perhaps after a while someone will ask your opinion on whether to read the work.

Write down interesting quotes
Quotes that made an impression are better written down. Continue reading

History of the dystopian genre in literature
Recently, such works as" the Hunger games " have created a huge furor in society, especially among those members who are interested in dystopian books. But we have read dystopias…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 2)
«Norwegian wood» The film adaptation of the most popular novel abroad by Haruki Murakami. The Director is the French-Vietnamese Director Chan an hung, who did not distinguish himself in any…

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Death
What does a person feel when they die? It is difficult to answer this question. Each of us thought about what was going on after death. It hurts, or on…

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The place of women in literature (part 2)
Vivienne Haywood Eliot, English writer, author of a series of short stories. Her literary legacy was praised by Bertrand Russell, Gore Vidal, and her lyrics were praised by Virginia Woolf…

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