Season 2 : Episode 5 Nick & Nora / Sid & Nancy gives us another reference to Huck Finn. [Lorelai goes behind the counter and gets her own donuts]
Boy 2: Hey Mr. Doose. She's not supposed to do that.
Taylor: That's right. She's breaking the rules, and people who break the rules end up very lonely with no friends because they have become society's outcasts.
Lorelai: Planning on burning a little Huck Finn after lunch, Taylor? Been there, done that. Since this was the second boo
The Republic of Imagination by Azar Nafisi One of my favorite things in life... a book reveling in the gloriousness of books. And that's exactly what this was. By analyzing Huck Finn, Babbitt and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Nafisi was able to explain the passion and history of America and how literature always has and continues to act as the lifeblood of this nation. We hear so many Debbie Downer news stories about how Americans spend too much time watching tv or playing
Today, Fab.com has this fabulous Carolyn Forsman banned books bracelet on sale for $19. I've been dying for one of these bad boys for a few years.
Bracelet includes such banned gems as:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
And if you dec
The second book mentioned in the history of Gilmore girls is The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. A classic for sure... and sadly, a classic I've never read. In fact (and I am embarrassed to admit this), this is my first Twain (we'll speak of Rory's first Melville shortly). As Mark Twain was a Connecticut native (his hometown was one town over from my own), I feel that this is a fitting book to read early on in this challenge!
I've always lumped The Adventur