6 Books Everyone (Including Your English Teacher) Got Wrong
“All the weird drug-trippy stuff that’s been misinterpreted since Woodstock is, we’re sorry to say, really just an elaborate satire of modern mathematics.” - about Alice in Wonderland
“But much to Sinclair’s frustration, the public’s reaction was less “that poor exploited worker!” and more “HOLY SHIT THERE MIGHT BE PEOPLE IN MY LARD.” - About Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle
“Far from being the spiritual patriarch of the Gambino crime family, he was a renowned proponent of free republics, as noted in a few obscure texts called everything else he ever wrote.” - Machiavelli’s The Prince
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I’m never listening to English teachers or friends about literature again haha.