The time-honored bread-sauce of the happy ending.
Henry James quotes
- Sara Gentry – happy ending ?*?*•?"A lot of people are down on the concept of a happy ending, and it’s not a new thing. The Greeks were entertained by tragedies, Shakespeare peppered his repertoire with catastrophe, and many of the writers in Austen’s time were far more interested in philosophizing than lifting hearts. While they might not be considered beach reads nowadays, Austen’s novels were for the most part meant…
- To read between the lines was easier than to follow the… To read between the lines was easier than to follow the text. -Henry James
- "Heroes know that things must happen when it is time… "Heroes know that things must happen when it is time for them to happen. A quest may not simply be abandoned; unicorns may go unrescued for a long time, but not forever; a happy ending cannot come in the middle of the story." - Peter S. Beagle
- James Huneker "Great art is an instant arrested in eternity." James Huneker quotes