Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Post-Lesson: Reflecting on our newly created "Happy Endings"

Is it just me, or do the happy endings seem to be the most absurd?  Take a story like "I Stand Here Ironing" (sad ending), and it seems totally accurate.  Pretty Woman, on the other hand, only becomes more absurd the more your strip it down.  Does this say something about humanity or about our stories?

1 comment:

  1. Mentions of dental floss and attacking jewelery boxes didn't help Pretty Woman's credulity, I'm afraid...