The glittering structure of her cultivation sits on her novels like a rather showy icing that detracts from the cake beneath.
Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.marguerite duras
I think the reason I choose the comic approach so often is because it's harder, therefore affording me the opportunity to show off. Also, a comic vision is my natural world view, but I've grown up in spite of myself and I can pass the comic twist if it detracts from what the characters need. Yes, the life of a saint is hard.