Re: Journalism vrs. English

Subject: Re: Journalism vrs. English
From: "Linda H. Schoenhoff" <lhs -at- UNIFY -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 1995 15:55:21 PDT

It's Friday, what the heck. My comments to Dan:

Dan wrote:

> To paraphrase Simba in Disney's THE LION KING:

There you go with that 8th grade stuff again.

> (This is more baiting!!! Get it?)

> And there's that Hemingwayesque subtlety.

> Seriously, I considered Tom Wolfe's VANITIES OF THE BONFIRES one of
> the best novels I ever read.

Now you've really blown your credibility with me, bub.

> I believe Earnest Hemmingway would have become the best writer who
> ever lived, if he had lived longer.

Read more books. And that's Ernest.

> I am patterning my writing career after Henry James, one of the best
> editors, journalists, and novelists to ever "string words together in
> a coherent manner."

> What a cogent synopsis of Henry's many gifts.

> Two of my goals:

> Win a Pulitzer

> Win the Nobel Prize for Literature

You seem to have Ernest's arrogance, without his grace (under
pressure or otherwise.)

Please stop this silliness.

Linda Schoenhoff


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