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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Acaila » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:14 pm

I thought you meant he was in the film there! I was going to say "I missed that :shock: "
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby TheRandomPhangirl » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:16 pm

Another person I have a giant talent squish on.

Ok, new fictional crush *kicks Sorel out of the limelight*

Milo Thatch.
He's a multilingual, adorable nerd who ends up becoming Prince of fucking Atlantis.
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby freedomlover » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:19 pm

My literary crush-

Patria (I'm referring to my own Patria- the United States ;) )
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Acaila » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:28 pm

freedomlover wrote:My literary crush-

Patria (I'm referring to my own Patria- the United States ;) )



Yes....*literary* crush....

You know Em, you don't actually have to reply to every thread on the forum if you don't have something to contribute.

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I always felt like Anne was a dolt for not realising how great he was sooner than she did.
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby TheRandomPhangirl » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:34 pm

Anne of Green Gables: A book I have had on my bookshelf for about seven years and haven't read yet :oops:

I got about three chapters in, got bored and read Tess of the d'Urbevilles instead. Yes, I was/am a strange child
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Acaila » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:39 pm

Confession: I was far older than the target audience when I finally got around to it! I got it around the same time as all my others in the Children's Classics range I believe, so around the age of 7 or 8. My grandma went to Bargain Books every time before she came to visit us and would get me a few Good Books (spot the former librarian). So I had a nice range of classics. Huckleberry Finn (I struggled with the dialogue) and Anne of Green Gables were the two I never got around to reading. It just looked too girly for me. But the summer I was home from uni, when I was turning 19 I think, I finally sat down and read it and actually really enjoyed it. Never seen any of the filmed adaptations though.
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby TheRandomPhangirl » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:41 pm

I got it as a party favour, tried to read it on the ride home, and just got bored and wanted to read something I found hard. I'm pretty certain that was the year I memorized a sonnet. Which I've now forgotten and am trying to relearn

Oh, fictional crushed no2 and 3, Benvolio and Mercutio. Love 'em. My english teacher said in every adaption he's seen, they acted gay. In the adaption I saw they were eyefucking a bit.
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Acaila » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:43 pm

Wow, what intellectual party favours! :D I once got given a box set of Dawson's Creek books for Christmas. You can imagine how unimpressed I was with that (particularly considering I was reading the likes of The Silmarillion at the time).

Alas, I've only seen R&J once and I can't remember much of it :(
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby TheRandomPhangirl » Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:49 pm

I think about three of us tried reading them, everyone else went for cake. :wink:

I've seen it once, but I pretty much sleep with my manga version under my pillow because I love it so much, and Benvolio is so freaking adorable.

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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Aurelia Combeferre » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:12 am

TheRandomPhangirl wrote:Another person I have a giant talent squish on.

Ok, new fictional crush *kicks Sorel out of the limelight*

Milo Thatch.
He's a multilingual, adorable nerd who ends up becoming Prince of fucking Atlantis.


Oh my God...Milo. Yes, how could I forget that?

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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Rachel » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:13 am

Felix from Kim Possible. Don't judge me.
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Aurelia Combeferre » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:25 am

Nice choice, Rachel!

Another literary crush (sort of): Benedick from "Much Ado About Nothing".
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby WhoIam » Mon Jun 24, 2013 3:28 am

George Cooper from The Song of the Lioness... mostly because he's smart, but also because he's badass.
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby deHavilland » Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:48 am

Hrm, well. Discounting Les Mis and in no particular order from the top of my head...

George Hazard, North and South
Louis de Pointe du Lac, The Vampire Chronicles
Julian of Macedon, Dark-Hunter Series
Kyrian of Thrace, Dark-Hunter Series
Mr. Rochester, Jane Eyre
Jesse de Silva, The Mediator
Stephen Maturin, Aubrey-Maturin
Sir Bedwyr, Queen of Camelot
Raoul de Chagny, The Phantom of the Opera
Sir Percival Blakeney, The Scarlet Pimpernel
Numair Salmalin, The Immortals
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Re: Literary Crushes

Postby Acaila » Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:01 am

Louis? Really? That's an interesting one. I dunno if it was Brad Pitt putting me off him or something, but I've never liked Louis.

Aurelia Combeferre wrote:Nice choice, Rachel!

Another literary crush (sort of): Benedick from "Much Ado About Nothing".


Have you seen Kenneth Branagh's performance as him? :D
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