Saudade This untranslatable Portuguese term refers to …. Words related to wish longing , intention , aspiration , prayer , request , choice , will , yearning , preference , ambition , hope , inclination , envy , prefer , please , crave , yearn , choose , want , aspire. Words nearby wish wiseass , wisecrack , wiseman , wisenheimer , wisent , wish , wish fulfillment , wish fulfilment , wish list , wish on , wish-wash.
Origin of wish before ; v.
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Wish, desire, want indicate a longing for something. To wish is to feel an impulse toward attainment or possession of something; the strength of the feeling may be of greater or lesser intensity: I wish I could go home.
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Desire, a more formal word, suggests a strong wish: They desire a new regime. Want, usually colloquial in use, suggests a feeling of lack or need that imperatively demands fulfillment: People all over the world want peace. Examples from the Web for wishes Nancy, on the other hand, was incapable of communicating her wishes. Crown and Sceptre George Manville Fenn.
Extracts from the Diary and Correspondence of the Late Amos Lawrence; with a brief account of some incidents of his life Amos Lawrence. People who write books are great. And nonfiction books about people who write books are great; no matter how you feel about Roland Barthes' critique of biography-based literary criticism, writers remain strange and interesting creatures. But lately, our book room has been flooded by novels based on real literary figures. What contemporary writer can do justice in fiction to Shirley Jackson?
How can a contemporary novel about her compare to the novels she wrote herself? Fewer books like "51 Shades of Beige.
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Part of the problem is that we have too many copycat books. Yes, publishers are eager to capitalize on the last big hit by running the trend into the ground, but that's not a good thing. Did we need more boy wizards after Harry Potter? A fleet of teens fighting to the death after "The Hunger Games"? Noted symbologists not an actual occupation springing up all over after "The Da Vinci Code"? And it's not just publishers; writers hoping to become the next E.
Self-published writers will find better ways to reach readers. More than , books were self-published in That's a lot of books, and it's almost impossible for new self-published authors to raise their profile above the crowd. There may be plenty of discussions around self-published books, but it's hard to find authoritative takes on the books themselves.
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Publishers Weekly has created Booklife , which is still in beta, and its format may speak to book professionals more than readers. Weird fact -- when my father-in-law-to-be learned that the girl his son was marrying liked sardines, he gave me a tower of some tins of them as a bridal shower gift. The next question was, what kind of character would find a genie in a sardine can? Immediately a feisty spitfire of a girl in a London boarding school popped into my head.
I like to imagine I was such a girl, in a former life. Apparently, I needed reminders of how upright a young lady ought to be, and those reminders, ten to one, were about to be striped across my lower back. No comments:.
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