Talk:Main Street (novel)

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Good Ideas, But Low Quality[edit]

I will make some some copy-edits, but sheesh, it is like a bad high school essay in parts:

There is some criticism toward the novel concerning the seemingly lack of direction and endless description.
Controversy about the small-town portrayal of vicious back-stabbers and hypocrites was also probably a factor in the novel's popularity; in 1920, it was a heralded thought to live in an area like Gopher Prairie--a notion hilariously denounced with Main Street's powerful inculcation.

Caltrop 04:16, 7 March 2007 (UTC)

Also, the words "smug conservatism" were amusing, particularly in light of the more modern problem of smug liberals. I did not change it, of course, because it would instantly be reverted and it would be falsely claimed that somebody had been vandalizing Liberalpedia, er, Wikipedia. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 216.49.20.187 (talk) 12:42, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

Remember, Wikipedia is an open source encyclopedia that every ninth grader can edit. Shoehorn 04:47, 7 March 2007 (UTC)

I like pudding! Cufflink hamsters and chew-tah!

mergefrom tag[edit]

There is a mergefrom tag for Gopher Prairie. I think we should leave it as is rather than making it a redirect, for clarity. RJFJR (talk) 00:44, 21 June 2008 (UTC)

No noteworthy content in Gopher prairie, therefore redirected. Inwind (talk) 15:42, 25 January 2009 (UTC)