Literature QuotesOctober 24, 2015 – 11:03 pm

Literature Quotes

What follows are the best sourced quotes (or, if you will, quotations) from writers down the ages, 50 of the most awesome, moving, and inspiring things that writers have ever said in literature. At least, that’s what we here at Interesting Literature reckon – we hope you agree. Remember that quote from Abraham Lincoln, ‘The problem with quotes on the Internet is that it is hard to verify their authenticity.’ That joke is a reminder that we should…

Literature genres chartOctober 20, 2015 – 10:34 pm

Literature genres chart

WEEK 1: GENRE Genre typically refers to a category of works of literature that share common form, technique, style, or content. The major genres in literature are poetry, prose, and drama. Each of these categories can be further subdivided into what are known as sub-genres. RELATED TERMS LIST OF GENRES Essentially, genre is an exercise in categorization. Tiers and tiers of blissful categorization. For most purposes, all of fictional literature can…

True Detectives theme song lyricsDecember 22, 2014 – 05:17 pm

True Detectives theme song lyrics

On Jan. 12, when the opening credits for HBO’s “True Detective” began rolling, it marked the birth of TV’s latest cult hit and also the rebirth of a talented dark Americana band. The Handsome Family, comprised of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks, has been releasing deeply haunting albums since 1995. They’ve built up a solid career over time, blending murder ballads with hidden histories and gaining fans like Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr…

Literature Trivia KidsJanuary 24, 2015 – 05:58 pm

Literature Trivia Kids

(Alamy) With the highly anticipated NBC special poised to air on Thursday, December 5th, the buzz around the iconic musical and film is palpable. You might be one of the millions of people who have grown up watching, but do you know your Sound of Music trivia? I recently had the opportunity to chat with each of the original child actors and confirmed a few trivia facts about them for my special Parade.com Sound of Music series and Whine At 9 podcast…

NYPD Detectives c work Schedule chartApril 27, 2015 – 11:18 am

NYPD Detectives c work Schedule chart

The NYPD has nearly 6, women in its uniformed ranks. The New York Police Department includes the ranks of both sergeant and detective on its organizational chart. However, you can t be both at the same time, because the NYPD keeps the sergeant and detective ranks distinctive. Women serve in both roles in the NYPD. Isabella Goodwin was the first woman to achieve the rank of detective or sergeant in the NYPD when she was promoted to first grade detective…

Detectives and DoctorsMarch 24, 2014 – 08:15 am

Detectives and Doctors

A detective story by the former chairman of the BMJ ethics committee, now a well known novelist Mma Ramotswe, only begetter and proprietrix of the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Botswana s only private detective agency for the problems of ladies (and others), rarely had cause to consult her general practitioner. This doctor was called Dr Leonard Modisapodi, a man of modest tastes and quiet demeanour, who lived in a small house just off the Gaborone…

True Detective” theoriesJanuary 20, 2014 – 12:55 pm

True Detective” theories

If you have not watched True Detective yet, be forewarned that this post is full of spoilery analysis. Possibly you’ve noticed, but a lot of people on the internet are obsessing over True Detective. A great many of them seem to be either unemployed or underemployed, because they’re hanging out all day every day on Reddit or the True Detective Facebook page, offering frankly incredible levels of detail in their analyses of the show. The amount of intricacy…