Daily Archives: June 29, 2013

page 269 of 429 of One Hundred Years of Solitude

It never occurred to me before that this novel and the bible share a common trait in regards to how time passes.

When we’re kids time passes real slow, and the bible and this novel begin with time passing slow. As we age time slips past quicker, just like both books do too.

The image of Remedios floating up to heaven along with the bed sheets is such a beautiful image and really conveys that sense of floating

page 517 of 608 of The Grapes of Wrath

The point isn’t to make sure your own bowl is full, it’s to make sure the guy’s bowl next to yours isn’t empty.

The camp women, when they chastise the other lady for not taking store credit, they go on about how they won’t take nor do they give out charity. Everyone wants to work. Yet ask a man who already has a full cup and he’ll say another man shouldn’t be too proud to accept charity.