This book was quite a challenge as it got quite technical at times. But I learned a lot about languages and grammar, and how the brain influences each. While I was not convinced that language is an instinct or that there is a grammar gene, there is ample evidence that there is a significant relationship between neuorlogical processes in the brain and grammar and language.
When I read other books now, I look more at structure and how authors express ideas, what makes things clear or confusing, and notice the difference between writing in different periods.
His performance was admirable.
While providing some interesting fill-ins to some historical events (the sacking of Troy, the relationship between Dido and Aeneas, the founding of Rome), the overall story is pretty boring. Aeneas pretty much does what the gods tell him to do, without much personal flare. His apparent heroism doesn't add up to much.
After listening to Homer's The Illiad and The Odyssey, this book is no where near in stature and greatness.
Probably not. Too many other things to listen too.
The action, drama, and heroism.
5 Stars is not enough for these fantastic stories and wonderful performance.
Loved the story.
It was nice to be able to listen to a story in about 3 hours time.
Hathaway's performance was excellent. Vividly reminded me of the events of the movie I've seen so many times in my younger days.
Yes. A wonderful story of how censorship creeps into society and then becomes normal.
I liked they way the issue of censorship in society was essentialized and very starkly presented.
His performance was excellent. He captured Montag's emotions and conflicts.
Never would think of renaming an author's book. Isn't that what this book is about?
This story was an amazing inspiration to me.
The pride that Douglass described after his escape and worked the first day of his first job where his earnings belonged totally to himself.
When Douglass realized the importance of reading and being educated.
Yes. Wonderful introduction to a courageous person.
Fred Douglass. Because of his bravery.
I was moved by his courage to return to the US even at the risk of being arrested again.
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