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5:09 PM
Q: The Merchant of Venice

Kanan Kenano Aghasiyevİs there any short version of the merchant of Venice to play? We are going to play it in our class but the problem is that the story is too long and we don't have enough time for all of it. I need a good short version of it. Thanks for helping!

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6:13 PM
@Gallifreyan I remember discussing this before at some point ... maybe on meta, maybe in here.
IMO, there's a difference between the two because, as Christophe says, one might want to ask about adaptations without comparing them.
Whether that difference is enough to be worth having two separate tags, I'm not sure, but if so we should definitely rewrite the tag wikis.
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8:20 PM
I just read Darcie Little Badger's "The Whalebone Parrot". A good short horror story, recommended.
@Mithrandir Honestly, I'm not a fan of using the 'official' Lit.SE account to retweet other people's stuff (even stuff like this), especially if it's not about literature.
On a brighter note, Darcie Little Badger seems active on Twitter. If we can get her attention for our topic challenge ...
@Randal'Thor Right; it was accidental. I forgot which account I was signed into at that moment. Don't worry, won't happen again.
I thought the message was were replying to made that pretty clear...
@Mithrandir Do you ever wonder why you can't delete posts or ban people from a sock account? :-P
*eyeroll* My SE socks are strictly as-needed ;)
8:27 PM
Q: What is the language appearing in "The Whalebone Parrot"?

Rand al'Thor"The Whalebone Parrot" by Darcie Little Badger is a short story freely available online about a family living on a small island with a cat and a parrot. An important theme is that both sisters are "Indian" (Native American) and can speak at least some phrases of a Native language, although they r...

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11:14 PM
Q: Where and to whom did Toni Morrison give this speech?

Mozibur UllahAfua Hirsch in her book, Brit(ish) writes that Toni Morrison gave a speech in 1975 saying: 'It's important to know ... the very serious distraction of racism, which is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you explaining over and over again your reason for being. Somebody s...


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