Dot and the Line Romance in Lower Mathematics by Norton Juster

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ISBN 100394733525
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A falling-apart-at-the-seams copy of "The Dot and the Line" was in the first sack. It was SO wonderful and even funny -- at a time when it hurt to laugh. The book is short ("little kid's book length") and you really feel for the line (and get rather disgusted with the self-centered squiggle) in those few by: 2.

Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered angles.

Now, with newfound Author: Norton Juster. Eventually, the line wins the dot's love by learning to form angles, leading up to a punch line presented as a moral. It's a quite clever work that was made into an animated short directed By the same author as my childhood favorite The Phantom Tollbooth, this is a picture book that Juster illustrated himself, although it also includes some /5.

Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle.

All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered angles. Now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be--a square, a triangle, a that's just 4/5(10).

Intwo years after he penned his timeless classic The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster wrote and illustrated The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (public library) — the quirky and infinitely wonderful love story that unfolds in a one-dimensional universe called Lineland where women are dots and men are lines; a hopeful straight line falls hopelessly in love with a dot.

The Line and the Dot book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The inspirational book behind the film 'The Spirit of a Pioneer /5.

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dot & line brewing company, Fort Wayne, Indiana. K likes. Brewery, Fort Wayne, IN. Contributed by Sally Dulmage. I have used the love story of the dot and the line as a Valentine's treat for algebra students. For the most, they enjoy the mathematical use of phrases, such as, `stretching a point', `the line was on edge', etc.

Directed by Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble. With Robert Morley. A simple line attempts to woo his true love, a dot, away from the unkempt squiggle she prefers. But he'll have to learn to bend before she'll notice him/10(K). The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics (ISBN ) is a book written and illustrated by Norton Juster, first published by Random House in The story was inspired by Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, in which the protagonist visits a one-dimensional universe called Lineland, where women are dots and men are lines.

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But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered angles Now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be--a. This is an edited version of the classic Chuck Jones animation, the dot and the line.

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Inspired by Flatland, It follows the story of a straight line who is hopelessly in love with a dot, however, is in love with a squiggle. The line learns how to manipulate himself and wins the heart of the dot.

The Dot & The Line. Read the book below. Watch an animated version or. Download the d.i.y. PDF here (8 mb) Released under a Creative Commons License, Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike Unported. To make the book, print the PDF on either side of a single sheet of x 11 in.

( x 28 cm) paper, then follow the instructions printed. An animated short film directed by Chuck Jones and narrated by Robert Morley. The Dot and the Line is based on a book of the same name, written and illustrated by Norton Juster, which was inspired by the novel Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin Abbott Abbott.

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It is not a story for children but a picture book Author: Thomas M. Disch. Humor, Dots (Art), Fiction, Self-realization, Mathematics, Love, Line (Art), Fiction, general Work Description A straight line falls in love with a dot and develops his talents to form all kinds of geometric shapes in order to win her : Toward the end of his run at MGM, Jones co-produced and co-directed (with designer Maurice Noble) the unique one-shot cartoon The Dot and the Line ( - aka The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics).

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A falling-apart-at-the-seams copy of "The Dot and the Line" was in the first sack. It was SO wonderful and even funny -- at a time when it hurt to laugh.

The book is short ("little kid's book length") and you really feel for the line (and get rather disgusted with the self-centered squiggle) in those few pages/5.

Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle.

All of the line's romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered angles. Now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be--a square, a triangle, a that's just.

Winner of the Academy Award for Animated Short Film inand adapted from the celebrated book by Norton Juster, best-known for Phantom Tollbooth, this is The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics. The circle is not the kindest circle around, it’s true, but this Chuck Jones-directed animation is a captivating story on multiple levels: a classic triangle between.

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The dot, finding the line to be stiff, dull, and conventional, turns her affections toward a wild and unkempt squiggle. The line, unable to fall out of love and willing to do whatever it takes to win the dot’s affection, manages to bend himself and form an angle.

Toward the end of his run at MGM, Jones co-produced and co-directed (with designer Maurice Noble) the unique one-shot cartoon The Dot and the Line ( aka The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics).

This cartoon was based on, and closely adhered to, a book by Norton Juster which told the story of a straight line in love with a dot.

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