A Wild Thing & New York. 

Page 59. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman Capote Holly Golightly quite literally compares herself to a wounded wild animal. In other words, she says that love feeds her, heals her, & makes her stronger. Strong enough simply to run away again, or in this case, to fly. For the first time, we can tell that she…

Cages & Masks. 

Page 44. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman Capote We see the streets of New York & the windows of its antique shops. Movement. & we’re back to her for a second. “But still, it’s a cage.” Poetry. Fear. Truth. & we’re moving again, this time quicker. The most enchanting side of her shows. She’s a…

Reading Group Guide @ Barnes & Noble

Hello readers, Here is a link for the Barnes & Noble site about Breakfast at Tiffany’s. It features the same version of the book that I have & you can read a couple of brief reviews. You can order the book through them, too. What I enjoyed most & want to share with you is…

Run-away child.

Page 43. Second-to-last paragraph. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman Capote I find this selected passage vague but whole. It reminds me of an abstract painting around the center of it. & it ends with a somehow tender bang. In this brief paragraph, Capote takes us on a ride that begins with blinding bliss, then reminds us of…

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 50th Anniversary Edition By: Truman Capote I have chosen this novella as our first subject of study because it is a brilliant, raw & real representation of a society. It creates a tender environment which pulls at our heart strings gently but deeply. Breakfast at Tiffany’s is popularly known for bringing to life an intriguing & mysterious young…