Discussion So you're talking about my book, huh?

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  1. Wildly_Laughing

    Wildly_Laughing Well-Known Member

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    So, here's the situation. You're an author that writes under a pen name (i.e. a fake name).

    You go to a college English Literature class, where you find out that one of the books currently being studied is yours.

    The teacher mocks your "analysis" of the book which you, YOURSELF, had written (he doesn't know that you wrote it, since it's under a fake name).

    What will you do?
     
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    Archionois Well-Known Member

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    Offer some predictions for sequels.
     
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  3. Phantom Starlight

    Phantom Starlight The Guiding Light

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    Show him evidence I wrote it and mock him back
     
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  4. Loriel

    Loriel [Aspiring Editor][Lover of BL][Pinata Smasher]

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    Act like a crazy person and claim you are the author.
     
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  5. Cole-Right779

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    Cry. Bury my head in sand. Find a hole to crawl in. Slash his or her tires. Maybe all of the above.
     
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  6. hifi

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    Either provide better arguments for your analysis or just let it pass.
     
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    replay ★Milk and Honey smelling Merchant★

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    uhhhhhhhhh. . . .
    well if you seek fame then tell them your the author. . .
    and hell the analysis of stories are purely based on the understanding of the reader. .
    if a guy from different religion reads the Holy books of some other religion it will create a conflict of views. . .
     
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    kryuzei Active Member

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    Wildly laugh

    Honestly though it sounds like chinese face slapping plot prologue
     
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    mmsupreme How do I change my custom title?

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    Keep quiet write another book and put a hidden message in it for him to find
     
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    If you're the main character then a face-slapping opportunity should come sooner or later.
     
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  11. Phantom Starlight

    Phantom Starlight The Guiding Light

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    Write him into the sequel and have all sorts of horrible things happen to him.
     
  12. Viola

    Viola Studio Ghibli Fanboy 『WW Supporter』

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    Ask him how many of his books are being studied in classrooms. Then drop the mic.
     
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    chopin124 Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like a teacher I'd love to hate...
     
  14. Lhie

    Lhie 『Procrastinator』「Lex's Waifu」『Bibliophile』

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    Give him a round of applause then ask him about his own analysis
    Debunk him then stareeee~
     
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  15. Cole-Right779

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    Oh no with just my imagination I can think up some pretty heinous things and I consider myself pretty pure.

    That's what happens when people discover the internet.
     
  16. ahuramagina

    ahuramagina A Hero Kitty Lost In the World of Demonic Dogs

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    Keep cool and just listen.
    You can challenge his analysis of your work or get why hes not into your work.
    Although its a bit unsettling, its still critizism and it may be also good for you to learn what others think of your work.
    If you feel his analysis is just bias hate or envy then talk to him after class and get his side on why the hate for your work.
     
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    Suijin Chaotic

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    i refuse to read literature in class for this reason. because someone other than the author dictates how you should percieve the book. BRAINWASHING
     
  18. PenguinXeus

    PenguinXeus Just A Penguin

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    Accept the criticism, learn from it and make a book that will shut him up
     
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    Write a sequel, use the theme about a teacher that falsify knowledge to lower education and the conclusion is something about the world turning into the one from idiocracy.

    write a post script about the situation where he mocked your "analysis"
     
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    Jiggy I am JiggyliFAP~

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    Does she not have eyes to see Mt.Tai?
     
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