This collection of linked poems from David Levithan, the author of the New York Times bestseller Every Day and the groundbreaking classic Boy Meets Boy. Through a series of poems, Levithan (Boy Meets Boy) introduces readers to a group of friends and acquaintances, including a gay couple. The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan – review. ‘you have to read it to know how you feel about it. I love how unconventional it is’. Lydia.
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Most of thw book is written as real, in verse: Editor and author Levithan winningly joins the ranks of talented authors exploring the novel-in-verse and kicks it up a notch. Karena orang yang menyayangimu pasti selalu ada untuk membantu. Reading this book is like reading journal entries of individuals bearing their hearts.
Twenty distinct voices chime in with their own poem, series of poems, or cycle of songs; and several relationships and incidents are described by more than one character.
Head spinning philosophies “Maybe this is what happens when life is no longer about bodies. From the airplane overhead to the phones in our pockets to the choir girl putting her arm around the metalhead. I’ve always loved poetry, I just couldn’t really think of a specific book to read with poems. Bagi saya format dengan multiple PoV di buku ini mirip dengan Everyday atau Everyday yang mirip buku ini, gak tau dehtapi yang membuat fresh adalah, isi buku ini ditulis dalam bentuk puisi, dan saya tidak familiar dengan puisi.
Other Titles by David Levithan. And each of their narrations is special, with a voice separate from all the rest.
I am sad to say that I found the characters in this book very unrealistic. View all 6 comments. But I’ve decided that Og can’t. Boys and girls love each other, or maybe nobody at all. And yet, every day we each do so many things that were once impossible to us.
I need a friendship like this one. A lot of chapters had a lot poasibility depth despite its short length. And to voice out these feelings, the author speaks to us through twenty voices. I found myself trying to raelm track of the name of the character while reading each poem-like prose. I enjoyed figuring out the links between poems, who knew who, and where and why their lives overlapped.
Making us feel things we do not want to feel “Yes, he is dressed in darkness. I love novels written in poetry form.
I sometimes struggled to understand who was speaking, as possihility names of the characters were printed at the start of each section, rather than above each chapter. I was pleased that it had a core through which the poems were connected and it made the book feel as if it had a purpose or main idea, even if it was never clearly expressed. I think I’ll have to go ahead and say I highly recommend this, even though I’m realj so fond of the format.
Levithan is a genius.
It is unique, lvithan niche book. I can see why people would want to distance themselves from it. You can finish this book in one day or even in a matter of hours. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Jun 12, Ksenia Anske rated it really liked it. Fans of books in verse will undoubtedly appreciate the quality of poetry.
I didn’t know this novel was written in verse when I borrowed it from my library, but no matter, I love the format and David Levithan certainly has solid poetry-writing skills. Subtly voicing out what the child within each one of us feels.
When not writing during spare hours on weekends, David Levithan is editorial director at Scholastic and the founding editor of the PUSH imprint, which is devoted to finding new voices and new authors in teen literature.
Where uni life demands more attention and more seriousness, high school life is like living in a trance; you want it to both end and not end. As if they had experienced love and more, and then pretended like as teens they were wise beyond their years in the first place.
And everyone in between. I know that every problem in society wasn’t going to be mentioned in a page book, especially with a lot of pages being really tiny poems, but given the fact that sometimes Levithan writes about future Americas in which things are drastically different, I am a bit unsure about this whole situation.
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I’ve been levithhan Prince of Fools for about a month now. Everything is possible in “The Realm of Possibility.
As a fan of David Levithan, I was intrigued when I found out this book was written in verse, a compilation of poems.