May 10th, 2001

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does anyone know if there exists an index somewhere where one can cross-reference short stories with anthologies that they've appeared in?
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and since i'm a copy cat, and bored...

from krzy, and misty, and heather, and bandit...

board's list:

The Great Gatsy, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Animal Farm, George Orwell
All the King's Men, Robert Penn Warren
The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett
The Catcher in The Rye, J.D. Salinger
A Farewell to Arms, Ernerst Hemmingway

reader's list:

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
On the Beach, Nevil Shute
Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
The Sun Also Rises, Hemmingway
The Haunting of Hill House, Shirley Jackson
Farenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

this list is enough to make me wonder what i read in school. of course, i had a completely spastic English teacher from 6th to 9th grade, and then at NCSSM i took useful things like pre-1500 Asian lit and history, so....
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actually, i did take one very useful lit class at NCSSM. i took Miller's modern lit seminar, which is hands down the best class i have ever taken in anything. people fought to get into that class. people volunteered to do all the work and not take credit for the class, just for the chance to sit in on it, if that says anything.

let's see, we read The Cheerleader, The Maltese Falcon, All the King's Men, Virgina Wolf, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denosovitch, Waiting for Godot... *thinking* The Great Gatsby. i know there were more than that, i just can't remember right now. i wonder if my papers for that class are at my folks' house...

a book a week, except for All the King's Men, which took us three. and i think Waiting for Godot may have taken two. (I hated that play.) A third of the group - three or four people - wrote a paper on the book in question. we came into class, read each other's papers, and then tore them and the book apart.

if i knew my classes would be like that when i went back to school, i'd be enrolled already. =]
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optometrist appointment for monday, at 5:30. go me.

now i just need to schedule the gyn appointment that i've been putting off for six months, and get blood drawn in another couple for my thyroid, and i'll be set.

you'd think someone who hasn't lived at home since she was 16 could handle things like dealing with doctors, but nope... =)
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