How to tell the difference between Eugene Oregon and Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin
The two are easily confusable, even though one of them uses a complex rhythmic metric scheme and the other is an elaborate work of fiction.
Novel: Eugene Onegin
City: Eugene Oregon
By Alexander Pushkin
By McKenzie River
Filled with an amazing amount of hipness, despite the passage of time.
Filled with an amazing amount of hippies despite the passage of time.
Hybrid prose poem
Major theme: As art imitates life, so life can imitate art.
Major theme: Life can, you know, like totally imitate art and stuff.
Radical novel uses a metric system.
Radical. Novel. Uses the Metric System.
Rambling structure often leaves students at college campuses in a daze.
Dazed students often wander away from college campuses.
Main character eats dinner, jogs memory with old letters.
Characters jog pretty much everywhere, eat lettuce.
Plot: No stone left unturned.
Pot: No left turn unstoned.
Woman moves to city. Affects layers of pretension, acts like jerk to people who previously were her friends.
Yeah. Pretty much.
People in area tried out communism; decided it wasn’t that great.
People in area think communism would probably work if, like, just the right guys were in charge for a change, you know?