The times were good. Also bad.
A Tale of Two Cities
Man Sleeps with Mother. Gouging Ensues.
Oedipus the King
Woman Sleeps with Preacher. Branding Ensues.
The Scarlet Letter
Hell, Purgatory, Heaven and sweet Beatrice.
The Divine Comedy
Vile man pities self, hates world.
A Confederacy of Dunces
Nothing happens. Then nothing happens again.
Waiting for Godot
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