Hey, I'm Sarah or better known as Jonesy. I'm 25; nearly 26. Absolutely love my family, friends and godchildren. They drive me nuts, but wouldn't change them for the world. I am a friendly, lively and sometimes strange person.. in a good way!
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I've just finished The Crimson Petal and The White by Michael Faber which is awesome and I love Victorian England books, One Day by David Nicholls which just broke my heart to pieces and had me in tears and currently reading Jasper Fforde's Shades of Grey
To be honest, it depends what you read. For example, Bret Easton Ellis tends to write about America in the 1980's, commentating on yuppie culture, Wall Street and masculinity in books such as American Psycho. If Ellis didn't provide us with the background to the book either historically, culturally, socially or personally, maybe his books in particular would not be seen as cult classics.As an English and History student, the background does play a part in analysing a piece of Literature but its how that is reflected in language and imagery that matters
As an English Literature student, I read all the time but the top 10 books (in no order) that have stayed with me ever since are as follows:-1. Pride and Prejudice- Jane Austen2. Bridget Jones's Diary- Helen Fielding3. His and Hers- Mike Gayle4. About A Boy- Nick Hornby5. The Rules of Attraction- Bret Easton Ellis6. The Beach- Alex Garland7. The Eyre Affair- Jasper Fforde8. Lady Chatterley's Lover- DH Lawrence9. Boyracers- Alan Bisset10. The History Boys- Alan Bennett
The Killers- A Crippling blow
*All names have been changed due to privacy* As I'm sitting here typing an assignment for my module in Late Victorian Literature, my mind wanders to thoughts of my tutor. Ever since September just gone, I can't seem to get her out of my head. Every time she enters the lecture room, I get butterflies in my stomach. Watching her setting up the lecture with the projector, giving out the...
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