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So /lit/, how many languages do you speak?
Which one would you most like to learn?
Can you recommend some good methods?
>nativ Serbian (including Croatian, Bosnian, etc.. almost same languages)
>German (communication level)
At the moment learning Hungarian, and it's like nothing I saw before, very hard at the beginning, but I'm getting better..
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“A few light taps upon the pane made him turn to the window. It had begun to snow again. He watched sleepily the flakes, silver and dark, falling obliquely against the lamplight. The time had come for him to set out on his journey westward. Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over Ireland. It was falling on every part of the dark central plain, on the treeless hills, falling softly upon the Bog of Allen and, farther westward, softly falling into the dark mutinous Shannon waves. It was falling, too, upon every part of the lonely churchyard on the hill where Michael Furey lay buried. It lay thickly drifted on the crooked crosses and headstones, on the spears of the little gate, on the barren thorns. His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe and faintly falling, like the descent of their last end, upon all the living and the dead.”
Beautifully chilling prose.
“His heart danced upon her movements like a cork upon a tide. He heard what her eyes said to him from beneath their cowl and knew that in some dim past, whether in life or revery, he had heard their tale before.”
Stunning mastery of language.
“Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.”
Not as captivating, but still pretty good
Way to fuck it up Joyce.
How did his prose and books become so bad as time went on? There's a fine line between a challenging book and an impenetrable book, filled with references and words so obscure just so he can jerk himself off.