Category Archives: Literature

In any type of writing, there are three possible points of view: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, or me, you, and other. There are three periods of the English language’s history: Old, Middle, and Modern. And dramas traditionally have three parts: prot asis, epitasis, and catastrophe.

Parent and Child

QUOTATION: Three-year-olds see the world in black-and-white terms… Continue reading Parent and Child

On the Three Metamorphoses

QUOTATION: Three metamorphoses of the spirit I relate to you: how the spirit becomes a camel; and the camel, a lion; and the lion, finally, a child.
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Brander Matthews (1852

THE SHORT-STORY differs essentially from all the longer forms of fiction because its brevity forces the writer to confine himself to a single one of the three elements which the author of a novel may combine at his pleasure. These three elements are the plot, the characters, and the setting.


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The three fundamental Rules of Robotics

By Isaac Asimov (1920 – 1992)
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Three Little Pigs


Once upon a time there were three little pigs who lived with their mother.

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Three Lives

By Gertrude Stein

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William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Be not afraid of greatness: Continue reading William Shakespeare