Academic journal article Thomas Wolfe Review

Go Home Again, You Cannot

Academic journal article Thomas Wolfe Review

Go Home Again, You Cannot

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Mark your calendar: May 21 is International Talk Like Yoda Day. It may take a while to become as popular as International Talk Like a Pirate Day (that's September 19, me hearties), but perhaps Yoda-speak will bring a little variety to the vocabulary of the average blogger, which could use it. Hundreds of them have discovered the phrase "you can't go home again" and are spewing it out all over the Web. We'll try not to encourage that e-gurgitation here, but we will provide a few examples of the phrase (and variants) that appeared in nonblogged formats in 2012. We hope, enjoy reading them, you will. Yes, hmmm.

Karen T. Fingeman and Frank F. Furstenberg contributed an op-ed to the New York Times (31 May 2012) citing social benefits of young adults who move in with their parents. The essay was titled "You Can Go Home Again."

Mike Hale's review of the TBS comedy Sullivan & Son for the New York Times on 19 July 2012 was titled "Can't Go Home Again? You Can If Your Multiethnic Family Owns a Bar" (C3).

Phillip French reviewed the Charlize Theron movie Young Adult in the Observer (4 February 2012): "The film's moral is that you can go home again, but you'd be wise not to. …

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