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February 17, 2013


I think this thought exercise clearly reveals the basic consideration of all critical analysis of literature: does the text as accurately as possible reflect the vast complex messiness of the culture in which we live?

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark

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