Of course, when you read something like a story, you can find yourself thinking too long about all sorts of ideas, which usually complicate rather than settle the questions at hand. And while we understand that art and literature mean to do this to us, is there not a serious, thinking person who sometimes wishes the questions would be answered directly by a reading, with clarity and resolve, so that he might move steadily onward, to be further enlightened, improved?
A Gesture Life
|quotes: Leslie Marmon Silko | V.S. Naipaul | W.E.B DuBois | Chang-rae Lee|
© 2012 Clark Shishido