Concise expression was the topic of my creative writing class tonight. One of our in-class assignments was to rewrite a famous book or movie in two sentences. They were not supposed to be summaries but I was really challenged by this assignment.
Life after college sucks. I advise against having sex with your girlfriend’s mother
He wanted off his dreary planet desperately. He answers when opportunity knocks and discovers himself the hero.
Romeo and Juliet:
A love so sweet, so passionate, so star-crossed. Who thought it would end so badly?
Pride and Prejudice:
Her pride was hurt by his assessment of her looks and suitability; she was prejudiced against him. Fortunately, they got over themselves.