Thursday, June 26, 2008

Summarize Proust...an Olympic sport

Bully sent me this video link when I wrote my visualizing a la Proust post. I've been so hectic that I haven't had a chance to watch it until today. It's worth watching, particularly for Monty Python fans. Then, give the competitive summarization of Proust a shot yourself:

2 comments:

Bully said...

True story: one of the questions on my SAT asked me to identify the author of an opening line from a novel, a classic of English literature. I'd never read it, but I recognized it right off since it was used in a Monty Python sketch about Thomas Hardy writing his new novel.

Python: they teach us what our professors failed to.

Postillion said...

Now this explains why I didn't do as well on my SAT...the failure to watch Monty Python in my teens!