Because library space is finite, they also removed certain traditional character books to make room for the simplified character books. Cheng said that this was brainwashing of the next generation. Cheng called on citizens to spontaneously remove the simplified character books. Cheng uploaded a video to demonstrate tossing the simplified character books into trash bins, slipping them into cracks between book shelves, stuffing them into the fire hydrant boxes, etc.
Commence Part 2… Credit: Buy it in print, canvas or shirt form here. So, I may have misspoke. On one hand, it can be said that the novel is about many things: Choose your favorite combination and go with it.
The book is about a lot of things. As we have notedthere is no clear resolution.
We never see the characters learn lessons, come of age, fall in love or be at peace in any way that warrants a Happily Ever After type of closure. Rather than walking away from IJ in one of these two unsatisfying directions, it is possible to follow a third and potentially satisfying way.
But also note that IJ is just as enjoyable, in my opinion, with or without the ideas below.
The theory is this: He was trying to create an entertainment that would get us talking again. And when our lives are filled with passive entertainment rather than active engagement with other humans, we are lonely.
Eleanor Rigby was darning her socks well before we got all these channels. Watching TV in excess leads to isolation and loneliness, but is also something very lonely people can do to feel less alone. The way television deals with this apparent contradiction is to become a purveyor of a sardonic, detached, irony, and a self-referential, chummy knowingness.
To keep us from feeling so lonely as constant watchers, TV had to convince us that it was our only friend, and the only place where we could get away from the slack-jawed pack of other humans and enjoy passively the company of clever, good-looking and like-minded people.
The ultimate result was that shared sentiment was out; individual smugness and disapproval were in. TV watchers were convinced, through commercials etc, that they are not lonely because they spend so much time alone, but because they are unique, special, rebellious, misunderstood snowflakes, and are repeatedly comforted that they have transcended the herd mentality of their sheepish peers while they spend six hours a day as part of the largest group behavior in human history.
As a fiction writer, Wallace was deeply concerned that fiction was unequipped to respond effectively to these trends. Another reason is that fiction could no longer parody the TV situation through irony. So they fell back on old forms, or said next to nothing, and stuck to a cool and distant irony.Migrant Labour Exodus Shines a Light on the Dark Side of Modi's 'Gujarat Model' - By Rajeev Khanna (Oct 8, , The Wire) The much touted 'Gujarat Model' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party stands stripped bare once again.
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