English Literature, Quotes January 3, 2017 Ylka Tapia No comments

Different

“Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.” David Foster Wallace. Sugerencia > La broma infinita, mi columna sobre su biografía.

English Literature, Poem August 28, 2013 Ylka Tapia No comments

12 O’Clock News

gooseneck lamp As you all know, tonight is the night of the full moon, half the world over. But here the moon seems to hang motionless in the sky. It gives very little light; it could be dead. Visibility is poor. Nevertheless, we shall try to give you some idea of the lay of the land […]

English Literature, Fragmentos July 29, 2013 Ylka Tapia No comments

Life

Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941).  

English Literature, Quotes April 12, 2009 Ylka Tapia 4 comments

Ode to the theatre

“(Acting movies) isn’t acting; that’s piecework. You’re not human being, you’re a thing in a vacuum. Noise shut out, human response shut out. But in the theater, when you hear that lovely sound out there… it’s as though they’d turned on an electric current that bit you here. And that’s how you learn to act.” […]