Pleasure and Disquietude:
The following quotes
illustrate the topic's ambiguity. Use these to establish the scope of your
topic--to begin to specify the subtopics that verbalize various differing
opinions on the same issue--to begin to develop a guide to your reading.
you are sincerely pleased you are nourished." Ralph Waldo
man does not get pleasure out of an idea because he thinks it is true; he thinks
it is true because he gets pleasure out of it." H. L.
"We tire of
those pleasures we take, but never of those we give."
"That man is
the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest." Henry
greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but
finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible"
Gore Vidal, Interviewed on 30th anniversary of his 1st book, NY Times 24 Feb 76.
Arendt, Hannah. On Violence. San Diego, CA:
"It was an
unspoken pleasure, that having come together so many years, ruined so much and
repaired a little, we had endured." Lillian Hellman, On
her relationship with Dashiell Hammett, recalled on her death 30 Jun 84.
Downs, Hugh. "Practical Jokes." Perspectives.
Publishing, 1995. Pages 186-190.
Golding, William. Lord of the Flies.
Puller, Lewis B. Fortunate Son. New York: Grove
Thoreau, Henry David. Walden and Civil Disobedience. New
American Library, 1980.
Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.