here are the rules:
- Pick up the nearest book.
- Open to page 123.
- Locate the fifth sentence.
- Post the next three sentences on your blog and in so doing...
- Tag five people, and acknowledge who tagged me.
One of the most unmasked of all screen actors, [Charlie Chaplin] is unafraid of incorporating aspects of the childlike and the feminine into his screen persona -- covering his mouth with his hands, he titters and then smiles coyly at the bloke who is to be his opponent in the boxing match in City Lights.
Stubbornly unmoving, as if frozen against the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to, Keaton's Great Stone Face is a seemingly fixed mask. Nothing in that wizened vizage moves -- except the eyes, which shift sideways as they register almost subliminal soundings from his characters' depths.Check out that last sentence. An artfully composed synthesis of description and analysis, worthy both of Keaton and of an attentive reader. (Where can I learn to do that?) In the meantime, enjoy the "subliminal soundings" of Keaton himself...