[EPUB] ✓ Likes | By ↠ Sarah Shun-lien Bynum

Likes By Sarah Shun-lien Bynum,

  • Title: Likes
  • Author: Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 129
  • Format: ebook
  • newyorker magazine 20October 9, 2017 IssueFiction, Short Story The dad scrolled through his daughter s Instagram account, looking for clues.
    Likes newyorker magazine October IssueFiction Short Story The dad scrolled through his daughter s Instagram account looking for clues

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    1. I read this while waiting on the opportunity to sit through a training session that would end up making my brain bleed out of my ears because old dog new tricks It confirmed I m not intelligent enough to read pieces contained in The New Yorker My only reaction is

    2. I generally thought this was a compelling and interesting story However, I found having short descriptions of the daughter s social media posts included almost every other paragraph to be heavy handed Instead of being a natural part of the narrative, it felt forced as if Bynum was hell bent on having a hip and relevant story That said, I m old and crotchety and I like a classic form short story than an experimental type, so maybe it is just me Also, it felt like there was some kind of meaning i [...]

    3. A short story in The New Yorker that I found surprisingly pleasing I do not usually care for stories with children as a strong focus they just don t resonate with me This story, however, had an emotional quality and a literary attention to detail that I genuinely enjoyed From the atmospheric details of place to the surprisingly vulnerable and attentive perspective of a father concerned about his daughter s ability to thrive or not in this bizarre modern world we inhabit, I was pulled in and curi [...]

    4. 3.75 5Being 12 years old is a hard time, man, and with all the stuff going on today good and bad I don t think I would make it I think this story really captures the ups and downs of that age.

    5. I loved this story Bynum brilliantly captures the unique hell that is being a teenage girl in the modern world.

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