Rad note » this entry originated from another page. It was moved here because the subject drifted far enough to warrant its own, separate page, which lets me focus on and reference more easily the concepts under discussion here.
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» Reading Colors Writing (Influences)
You might expect with Joseph Frank, after having spent so much time reading after Dostoevsky, that HIS OWN writing might take on the characteristics of Dostoevsky, no?
I mean, how could he not? [ not be influenced ]
I know with myself, how I catch myself adapting (subconsciously) my style to that of the author/writer who I am currently reading. So I cant imagine Joseph Frank, or anyone else, for that matter .. being any different.
And right off the bat, I noticed how Joseph Frank's writing reminds me of Dostoevsky's .. in that both men » take you quickly into the story, deeply.
Hemingway starts you off in the middle of the action, so to speak ..
.. but that does not necessarily mean that he takes you deep right away.
Joseph Frank takes you right into the meat of Dostoevsky's world.
» Time Travel Using the Imagination
I feel as tho I am somehow being transported back thru the decades and centuries .. and across continents .. to another land in another time.
With different cultures and different traditions and different moral and social norms. Very interesting.
This is all the stuff I really like .. cuz it takes you there so completely.
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