In His Own Words...4
When describing Onegin...
"It has a very bleak ending and one that we're trying to stick to and not compromise on at all. Onegin is a semi-demonic character with the potential for love, which he denies himself until it's too late. I think he's Byronic..."
about Byronic tendencies..."Disaffected men who have some heart of darkness, which isn't always there. It is quintessentially romantic, the heart of darkness that could possibly change, like Heathcliff."
(during photo shoot) "He who binds to himself a joy/Doth the winged life destroy/But he who kisses the joy as it flies/Lives in eternity's sunrise." Blake
sense of beauty..if it's about a person, obviously, the person
one's closest to is beautiful in a much more profound way than
(From GQ article, July 1998, by Ann Patchett)
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