Grass is Singing

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Part of the "Simply Stories" series, this ELT reader is an edited version of Doris Lessing's "The Grass is Singing", reduced to 2360 words.
Ha scritto il 18/04/09
After all, though I am not impressed by her writing, the book stays in the mind, it makes go back to it and think about the story.
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Ha scritto il 18/04/08
If she aimed to portray inertness, she did it. If she wanted to present a realistic cross-section of Rhodesia's society, she did it. If she wished to introduce atypical characters in a typical setting, intense psycology in tense situations, she did ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 17/01/07
萊辛透過寫作,獲得自由,然而她筆下的女主角,却在婚姻的僵局中無以自拔,一至於死: “long, long ago, she had turned toward another young man, a young man from a farm, when she was in trouble and had not known ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il Aug 06, 2008, 15:13
God, the woman is mad as a hatter! he said to himself. And then he thought, but is she, is she? She can't be mad. She doesn't behave as if she were. She behaves simply as if she lives in a world of her own, where other people's standards don't ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Aug 05, 2008, 15:03
"It is nice to get out of town," she would say. But like most people, the things she said bore no relation at all to the things she felt: she was always profoundly relieved to get back to hot and cold water in taps and the streets and the office.
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