Are there any books where the title drop was actually executed well and not cringe?
>>13120827>Help me, Will! Pale Fire
>this movie is a long and unfinished mess>I think I will call it Infinite Jest
>>13120827The Man Without Qualities
>>13120827>wow, Dubliners™®© (all rights reserved) sure are a wacky bunch of people
>>13120827>What painting are you looking at Stephen?>"Ah, its A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
>Leopold Bloom is the Odysseus of his time. A real Ulysses. Ugh well it certainly wasn't this one.
>That's right, mom. Right now I am L'Êtranger
>I guess the Count of Monte Christo was inside us all along! Jesus, really DuMas?
>Curl your Hand into a Faust and hit me!not Goethe's greatest moment
>Well, i guess this really was Ender's Game, said ender.really orson you mormon fuck
>>13121111fuck right off I feel bad for laughing at this shit
Board fails to answer OP's question seriously because nobody here reads books
>>13120827>too late I see the unbreakable link between Crime and Punishment>the Siberian winters make for White Nights>allow me, said Ilyusha, to introduce The Brothers Karamazov>the sound of a scraping violin echoed beneath the floorboard, filling the room with Notes from the Underground/lit/ will defend this hack
>>13120827>2666 truly has been an awful year
>>13120827Horrible meme promotes nihilism
>>13120827>executed well and not cringeNo. In fact, after reading Crying of Lot 49, I vowed to extinguish post modernism from this planet. Then, I read some other stuff, and decided it's aight.
>>13120827>It's the Bleeding Edge of technology.
The title page had many titles on it, crossed out one after another, so:>My Diary. My Unexpected Journey. There and Back Again. And What Happened After.>Adventures of Five Hobbits. The Tale of the Great Ring, compiled by Bilbo Baggins from his own observations and the accounts of his friends. What we did in the War of the Ring.Here Bilbo's hand ended and Frodo had written:THE DOWNFALLOF THELORD OF THE RINGSAND THERETURN OF THE KING(as seen by the Little People; being the memoirs of Bilbo and Frodo of the Shire, supplemented by the accounts of their friends and the learning of the Wise.)Together with extracts from Books of Lore translated by Bilbo in Rivendell.'Why, you have nearly finished it, Mr. Frodo!' Sam exclaimed. 'Well, you have kept at it, I must say.''I have quite finished, Sam,' said Frodo. 'The last pages are for you.'
>>13121218It's a retarded question. Why would anyone give a shit about title dropping lmao
>I guess in the end all of us had The Prince inside us????
>>13120827>What is this? Some kinda crime and punishment?
>By now my rassoodock rabbited just like a clockwork orange, my brothers
He breathed in the sweet mist, and he slept.
>>13121272If anti-nihilism is so great why can't you make a competing meme out of it?
>As she walked passed me, I had to admit, my previous compulsions left me.>It was a farewell to arms, and a warm, warm hello to legs!!Bretty beautiful, desu
>>13120827The Catcher in The Rye desu
>>13120827Ha ha ha oh prince, you are such a The Idiot.
>get up in here shawty, finna eat dat ass>catch me in the whip, smokin' leaves of grassOnly time Whitman made me cry desu
>>13120947Will reread for this
>>13121218It's a site-wide meme
>One Day in the life of Ivan Denisovich>literally one day in the life of Ivan DenisovichSolzhenitsyn is a fucking hack.
>>13120869have a you
>" ""Name of the rose"
>>13121218If you want serious discussion about literature, go somewhere else.
>>13120947>That's right, mom.>That's right, maman.which one is the pleb choice?
>>13121979where was the rose in the book?
And then Pierre replied, "it is a fine thing to be married amongst all this War and Peace."
>A yes, Jesus in the end you really were the Bible all along
>>13122016there were no grapes in grapes of wrath
>>13122056>[A]nd in the eyes of the hungry there is a growing wrath. In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.
>>13121284this one actually happened
>Be sure to join us next week for more of Gulliver's Travels
>This Is the Title of This Story, Which Is Also Found Several Times in the Story Itselft. This Is the Title of This Story, Which Is Also Found Several Times in the Story Itself
The Lord of the Rings
>>13121111Best version of this i've seen
>>13121291>Some one actually gives a good answer to the question>no one noticesI'm sorry anon, I really am. have a (you)
>We can't leave>Why?>We're waiting for Godot>Ah!
>>13120827Of Mice and Men
"That sure is some catch, doc.""its the best there is"
Also I can't remember the quote but mother night was quite good
>”Let us impart what we have seen tonight unto the Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark”
>the protagonists takes a single book and reads it while he explores>its the book you are reading
SERIOUS ANSWERNo Longer Human
>>13122900>the protagonist reads a book>it has the same title as the book you are reading>but it is not the same book as you are reading
>>13122922It can never be, it would create an infinite recursion
>>13120827this sure is one bizarre adventure
>We live in a Society of the Spectacle Jesus Debord, really?
>in the end we truly were a the crying of lot 49
>>13123089What an awful, shitty main. You should feel badly.
>>13121218giving a shit about title drops in books is pure autism.
>«"Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody's around--nobody big, I mean--except me. And I'm standing on the edge of some crazy cliff. What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff--I mean if they're running and they don't look where they're going I have to come out from somewhere and catch them. That's all I'd do all day. I'd just be The Catcher In The Rye and all. I know it's crazy, but that's the only thing I'd really like to be. I know it's crazy."»
>>13120827>The real Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences was the friends we made along the way
>Call me Moby Dick.idk why melville dropped it in the first sentence
>Maybe the real Blood Meridian was the friends we made along the way>he spat
>>13122004neither. maman is patrician and mom is contrarian
>>13123170the title drop in Raise High the Roofbeams, Carpenters isn't as artful but it's another good Salinger one
>There are two more turds, smaller ones, and when he has eaten these, residual shit to lick out of her anus. He prays that she'll let him drop the cape over himself, to be allowed, in the silk-lined darkness, to stay a while longer with his submissive tongue straining upward into her asshole. But she moves away. The fur evaporates from his hands. She orders him to masturbate for her. She has watched Captain Blicero with Gottfried, and has learned the proper style, the style known as "Gravity's Rainbow”come on pynchon
>>13123392>The boy micturated upon the blazing bonfire. >That mexican that bled on the map, I don't understand.>Don't understand what, said Glanton. He spat.>The way it spatter, the blood meridian.fucking bravo cormac
>>13123170What's a R Æ V S S Q A N D V S ?
>>13123851>heads or tails fren?>hey you won, can’t believe I thought this was No Country for Old Men
>>13122004both. a patrician would read it en version originale
>>13120827>If you knew all this, why did you keep going? Why did you bear that weight to keep the world afloat? Why would anyone?>Atlas Shrugged
>This is the story of Don QuixoteOkay fine I guess
>>13121227ok anon, that last one was pretty good
>There was light, and there was thunder, colours pulled down and bent around by forces not their own; ROYGBIV a slave to the downward motion, the law that dwellers of earth all follow. The rainbow, possessed by gravity, torn from shadow through prism, was all I though of as I moved through Vineland.
>>13120827>gotta feel the good vibrations>you are reading Meditationswtf Marcus
>>13120827>Full Circle> A new terror born in death, a new superstition entering the unassailable fortress of forever>I am legend
>look at William smoking that joint, he truly is a Stoner: A Novel
As he lay there bleeding, Josef tried to look at the bright side. At least The Trial was finally over.Really Grisham?
>>13120827Germinal.>And beneath his feet, the deep blows, those obstinate blows of the pick, continued. The mates were all there; he heard them following him at every stride. Was not that Maheude beneath the beetroots. with bent back and hoarse respiration accompanying the rumble of the ventilator? To left, to right, farther on, he seemed to recognize others beneath the wheatfields, the hedges, the young trees. Now the April sun, in the open sky, was shining in his glory, and warming the pregnant earth. From its fertile flanks life was leaping out, buds were bursting into green leaves, and the fields were quivering with the growth of the grass. On every side seeds were swelling, stretching out, cracking the plain, filled by the need of heat and light. An overflow of sap was mixed with whispering voices, the sound of the germs expanding in a great kiss. Again and again, more and more distinctly, as though they were approaching the soil, the mates were hammering. In the fiery rays of the sun on this youthful morning the country seemed full of that sound. Men were springing forth, a black avenging army, germinating slowly in the furrows, growing towards the harvests of the next century, and their germination would soon overturn the earth.
>And thus I left the Heart of Darkness.Damn.
>This truly was The BibleReally, Jesus?
>>13125363how did he get away with this?
>My parents live in Tai Pei.this is when i started realizing tao lin was just a meme
>this is not about a duck, a goose or quail>but rather an ode to a nightingaleFucking hell Keats
>>13121727Because internet memes are a garbage way to communicate thought.
>>13121111based exclamation points
>>13123089I doubt this one is real. Have to check my book later.
>>13126085the 49 is the page name, it's just edited carefully
>>13123305>It was at that moment of unspeakable horror, his terrible form overwhelming not just my form but my entire soul, that I realized Clifford truly was The Big Red DogAmazed more people don't comment on the lovecraftian overtones of this classic.
>>13126085a "cry" is what it's called when they bid a sale
How many of these namedrops are actually a case of the book title coming from a phrase in the book rather the title being forced into the book?
>>13121020What a hack, man.
>And from now on, the only thing I craved was Moby's DickReally Melville?
>>13121291Hey someone said it for me
>>13125924Wait, so first you say that the meme is bad because it effectively promotes nihilism then you say memes are a "garbage way to communicate?"Which is it?If the meme effectively promotes nihilism I'd call that a very good way of communicating. If memes are garbage ways of communicating then the meme would be completely ineffectual and not worth worrying about.
>>13123382>I call my Dick "Moby"...ok, why did Melville have to point that out?
>>13125782I genuinely cackled fuck you
>>13126085it is wrong, its more something like this:>Oedipa sat down to watch the crying of lot 49
>>13120875Patrician choice. Hope, you read it in german
unironic answer: one hundred years of solitude. beautiful last page.
>Read Stephen King's "It">The word "It" is mentioned on nearly every pageHe truely is a hack
>>13121272What book is that?
wtf I hate gass now
>>13128397um sweaty the story is called "In the Heart of the Heart of the Country" try again
>>13121227>white nights>Siberia Someone didn’t do their assigned reading tsk tsk tsk
Unironic one: If on a winter's night a traveler by Calvino
>>13128461also >wintersliterally the opposite
The title should come from something already written in the book, not the other way around.
>Caligula's reign of terror is over. Now I, Claudius, will restore the empire to orderTook me a while to notice it
I've only ever encountered one good title drop, and it's pic related
>>13128397Wait is this actually what the story is about why do people keep telling me to read Gass