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Friday, 9 March 2012

Stereotyping People by Their Favorite Author

Yes I know stereotyping is frowned upon but I found this really interesting post on StumbleUpon and I couldn't help but post it here. I've made a few alterations to the original list which can be found here.

  • J.D. Salinger
  • Kids who don’t fit in.
  • Stephenie Meyer
  • People within the age group of 12-18 who lost faith in human love too early and now put their trust in shiny vampires
  • J.K. Rowling
  • People who detest their school.
  • Jodi Picoult
  • Your mom when she’s at her time of the month.
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Guys I want to date.
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Guys I want to sleep with.
  • David Foster Wallace
  • Confirmed 90’s literati.
  • Jane Austen (or Bronte Sisters)
  • Girls who made out with other girls in college when they were going through a “phase”.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • People who can start a fire.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • People who used to sleep so heavy that they would pee their pants.
  • Charles Dickens
  • Ninth graders who think they’re going to be authors someday but end up in marketing.
  • Mark Twain
  • Proud bastards
  • Anne Rice
  • People who appreciate real vampires
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Men who live in their mother’s basements.
  • John Grisham
  • Doctors who went to medical schools in the Dominican Republic.
  • Dan Brown
  • People who used to get lost in supermarkets when they were kids.
  • Nicholas Sparks
  • Women who are usually constipated.
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Suicidal girls who keep journals
  • George Orwell
  • Conspiracy theorists
  • Harper Lee
  • People who have read only one book in their life and it was To Kill A Mockingbird (and it was their assigned reading in the ninth grade).
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Tough army men with a soft spot for stirring prose.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • People who get adjustable-rate mortgages and party hard.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Men who use words like ‘dubious’ and ‘tenacity’.
  • Lewis Carroll
  • People who move to Thailand after high school for the drug scene.
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Men who can’t lie but will instead be silent if they know you don’t want to hear the truth.
  • Stieg Larsson
  • Girls who are too frightened to go skydiving.
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Girls who like talking about death with their suicidal friends.
  • Salman Rushdie
  • People who google images of Padma Lakshmi late at night. (True story!)
  • James Joyce
  • People who do not like John Cusack movies.
  • Oscar Wilde
  • People who can’t resist anything. See also: people who claim they’re going to change but never do!
  • Franz Kafka
  • People with daddy issues.
Any other author you want to see in the list?
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