The Literary Stick No. 10: Educated Stupidity

Once again, in addition to character archetype this week, I’ve also included an allusion. This time it’s to the patter song “Modern Major General” from The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert & Sullivan. This song is a great example of irony – one would expect the major general to be well versed in military tactics, … More The Literary Stick No. 10: Educated Stupidity

Achilles' Heel or One Weak Spot (Allusion in a Minute #3)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4GJhpdiWug?rel=0 the (book) supplier: Welcome to An Allusion in a Minute. Today’s allusion is from Greek Mythology and is entitled Achilles’ Heel, or a One Weak Spot. the (book) supplier: So the thing about mothers is that some of them are ridiculously over protective. typewriter: yours still wants you to call when you get home … More Achilles' Heel or One Weak Spot (Allusion in a Minute #3)