[LMB] Rom and Jules, was When World-Views Collide, books

J Woodruff profjenn12 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 15:11:53 GMT 2022

I know opinions vary on the new *West Side Story *(personally, I loved it)
but one thing that occurred to me while watching it - and has occurred to
several reviewers whose reviews I've read - is that the bones of the R & J
story are much more visible and evident in the structure of the movie than
in the older version.


*"der Platz einer Frau ist in ihrer Firma""The problem with the speed of
light is it comes so early in the morning." (Albert Einstein)*
*"Historiography has then three functions: to entertain our imagination, to
gratify our curiosity, and to discharge a debt we owe our ancestors." (C.S.
Lewis)"If all we have to offer back to the God of the cosmos is Precious
Moments, we're in trouble." (Barbara Nicolosi)*
*"Some things are complicated, and denying it only makes them more so."
(John Churchill)*

*“You can never know everything, and part of what you know is always wrong.
Perhaps even the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing
that. A portion of courage lies in going on anyway.” (Robert Jordan)"The
one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart." (Lois
McMaster Bujold)************

On Mon, Jan 10, 2022 at 7:09 PM Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>

> On Mon, Jan 10, 2022 at 10:17 AM John Lennard <john.c.lennard at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Sylvia: > And then he sees Juliet and throws over Rosaline before he even
> > talks to  Juliet.
> >
> > (snip)
> > If you really want a splendid retelling of R&J, btw, try Diana Wynne
> Jones,
> > *The Magicians of Caprona*.
> >
> Seconded.
> Also, pretty much anything by DW Jones.
> Sylvia
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