In college, my world literature professor introduced us to Shrink-lits, humorous little poems that sorta-kinda summarized important works like The Iliad, Hamlet, and Crime and Punishment. Now, Andy Naselli has summarized each of Screwtape’s letters in one sentence to the benefit of readers around the world. Now, if he could sum up each chapter of Anna Karenina, we would all be blessed.
Here are three from the list:
- Make him live in the future rather than the present.
- Encourage church-hopping.
- Encourage gluttony through delicacy rather than excess.