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Brief about Joyce Carol Oates: By info that we know Joyce Carol Oates was born at 1938-06-16. And also Joyce Carol Oates is American Novelist.

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I really love to set things in places that are real to me.

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I was brought up to be sympathetic toward others.

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I was writing novels in high school and apprenticed myself in a way both to Faulkner and to Hemingway.

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If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?

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If I'm writing, I'll say something metaphorical or approximate, whereas scientists are very precise.

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It seems disingenuous to ask a writer why she, or he, is writing about a violent subject when the world and history are filled with violence.

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Like most people, I can be very easily hurt.

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Love commingled with hate is more powerful than love. Or hate.

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Love is an indescribable sensation - perhaps a conviction, a sense of certitude.

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No, the thing is, we all love storytelling, and as a writer you get to tell stories all the time.

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Obviously the imagination is fueled by emotions beyond the control of the conscious mind.

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Our enemy is by tradition our savior, in preventing us from superficiality.

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Productivity is a relative matter. And it's really insignificant: What is ultimately important is a writer's strongest books.

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The great menace to the life of an industry is industrial self-complacency.

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The third man in the ring makes boxing possible.

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To be Jewish is to be specifically identified with a history. And if you're not aware of that when you're a child, the whole tradition is lost.

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To be knocked out doesn't mean what it seems. A boxer does not have to get up.

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We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.

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Where we come from in America no longer signifies. It's where we go, and what we do when we get there, that tells us who we are.

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A lot of widows feel that they have betrayed their spouse by continuing to live. It's deranged thinking. I know that, but that doesn't stop you feeling it.

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