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Old 07-26-2011, 01:15 AM   #16
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So far, A Passage To India has three confirmation votes.

beppe, I have thought of one other possibility concerning you mentioning two different works. I suppose, if you have more than one choice that you like equally, we could put it to a poll if you want. However, each option would still need confirmation first (though I suppose each person can confirm multiple options) before time is up. Then, I could put them to a short poll.

The choice is yours, but I advise you to decide what you want to do quickly and make your decision clear to prevent things from becoming too confusing for other members.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:08 AM   #17
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I will also confirm that A Passage To India qualifies as literature.



I'm not sure exactly what you're asking. There are three days in which to choose your work and have it confirmed. I would suggest against putting a few choices up to public opinion for a few reasons:


-Those who speak up may not represent the opinions of the many who don't speak up

-There is not so much time to make a choice and have it confirmed (I chose a shorter time period of only three days to keep any debate over a choice being confirmed to a minimum...are you asking for more time?)

-The choice should really be yours


However, that's only my suggestion and you're free to do as you like as long as you get confirmation in time. If I didn't understand your question correctly, then please clarify for me.
The choice is mine, for sure. I just wanted to see if some wanted to suggest something else. It wa a joke, most of all. A barker's joke. To get some comments.

So it is

A Passage To India

and that what it is.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:20 AM   #18
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beppe, I have thought of one other possibility concerning you mentioning two different works. I suppose, if you have more than one choice that you like equally, we could put it to a poll if you want. However, each option would still need confirmation first (though I suppose each person can confirm multiple options) before time is up. Then, I could put them to a short poll.

The choice is yours
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There is no need for you to put up a poll and therefore to consider only options ten-fold confirmed. Being your poll you run it the way you see fit. I could put up a poll myself, if I wanted. That is not the case.

A Passage To India
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:33 AM   #19
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I also vote to confirm Passage to India as literature.
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Old 07-26-2011, 03:48 AM   #20
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confirming Passage to India as literature!
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Old 07-26-2011, 05:37 AM   #21
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I vote to confirm Passage To India as Literature. {F.R. Leavis put Forster in his The Great Tradition of English novelists}

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Old 07-26-2011, 06:38 AM   #22
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{F.R. Leavis put Forster in his The Great Tradition of English novelists}
I wouldn't let that put you off though. I would also put A Passage to India
in the category literary fiction.
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Old 07-26-2011, 08:34 AM   #23
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I wouldn't let that put you off though.
Touché!
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Old 07-26-2011, 09:15 AM   #24
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I'll confirm it, but I'll probably skip reading it.
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:33 AM   #25
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There is no way I'm rereading A Passage to India. It was bad enough the first time.

http://onehundredbestnovels.blogspot...ever-read.html

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Old 07-26-2011, 11:34 AM   #26
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There is no way I'm rereading A Passage to India. It was bad enough the first time.

http://onehundredbestnovels.blogspot...ever-read.html
Like Catcher in the Rye and Life of Pi.



BTW. Did you stuff your big if ?
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Old 07-26-2011, 12:47 PM   #27
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We're up to eight confirms, need two more and we're set.
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Another confirmation - this is literary fiction.
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Another confirmation - this is literary fiction.
Fiction yes, literary no.
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It has been quite a while since I've read it. I did enjoy it and I wouldn't mind reading it again. And yes, A Passage to India is a very good example of literature. So does that make the confirmation total ten?

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