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The Golden Bowl (Literature)

"She's reading The Golden Bowl...aloud, with a fake English accent."

No wonder Veronica decides to boycott her English teacher's antiquated educational methods by listening to Neptune's pirate radio station via headphones — which sane person would ever decide to read a 500 plus pages literary classic out loud to 18-year-olds? Never mind the entertainment value a Henry James novel about marriage and adultery might have for teenagers, who'd rather read something much closer to their own lives — Burroughs for instance. Right, Jackie?

2.18 "I Am God"

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