Christiane Brossi's Writings
In my first year of teaching, a frustrated young student questioned the need to look at books when he could not yet read them. My explanation was that by looking at the book, he would develop a discipline for reading when the time came for him to read that particular book. I had not yet figured out how important it was to establish routines, I had...
Coyote comes knocking My life turns upside down My totem My doom Trickster Lonely and loony Coyote brings stories Legends are born Creator Hero bringing inventions Discoveries Yet he is tricked He tricks Love and hate Night and day Comes and goes The circle is renewed Never gone
When I was still living in Brazil, I had a professor of Theory of Literature in college that used to quote Derrida, if I am not mistaken - if it is not him you will have to pardon me, “Nothing is casual in a work of art. Everything is there for a purpose, from the title to the last punctuation mark.” That quote opened up a world of possibilities...
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." — Oscar Wilde”
Christiane’s Favorite Books
The Little Prince, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Giving Tree, El Tallador de Suenos, The Giver, The Blue Girl, American Gods, Songs of Innocence and...