Mi famiglia

Tacy is in the bathroom with the door ajar. I peek in and see pebbles on the floor. She follows my gaze. T (outraged): I don’t know how those got there! Someone put rocks in my pants! —————————— I’ve picked up the girls from school, and Tacy is telling me about the plans she has…Read More

What not to write

Toward the end of “The Catcher in the Rye”, Holden goes to spend the night with a former teacher of his (Mr. Antolini), and they talk about Holden’s troubles at Pencey – the school from which he was just expelled. Specifically, Holden cites a class he took in “Oral Expression” in which the students were instructed to give speeches…Read More