15 Classic Tales Wishbone Taught Better Than Your English Teacher
Because no one, not even Derrida, could deconstruct a dense text as well as this talking dog.
1. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
2. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
Saxons fighting the Normans, sinful passions and bloody betrayals, unfair trials for witchcraft. It's a dog-eat-dog world in Ivanhoe, but Wishbone shows that honor and courage will always prevail!
3. "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving
Thanks to Wishbone, we'll never forget Washington Irving's story of a Dutchman who goes to the Catskills, bowls with giants, gets drunk, falls asleep, and awakes twenty years later to find out everyone's suddenly American. Because the image of a dog in a beard playing pinball is paw-printed into our memories.
4. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain
5. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
6. A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
7. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
8. One Thousand and One Arabian Nights
9. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
10. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
11. "David and Goliath"
12. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
13. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
14. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Henry Tilney lives in the lap of luxury. Catherine Morland is obsessed with Gothic horror fiction. She stays with him at Northanger Abbey and makes a lot of impertinent presumptions about his life, but then they get married anyway. Morals are a. don't let your imagination run away with you, and b. lapping is the refined way to drink champagne.