Daily Archives: August 6, 2013

Anthony Thwaite’s ‘Essays in Criticism’: his brilliant Carroll-esque skit on the critics

I like this more than that. That is better than this. This means this and that. This is what this one wrote. This is no that at all. This is no good at all. Some prefer this to that But … Continue reading

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Anthony Thwaite’s ‘Simple poem’: “I shall make it simple so you understand”

I shall make it simple so you will understand. Making it simple will make it clear for me. When you have read it, take me by the hand As children do, loving simplicity. This is the simple poem I have … Continue reading

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