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Unformatted text preview: fascinated with the fact that from these truths that he established, he can understand people and things that [he] was never able to understand before (10). From here, the writer embraces his truths, for they are the door that allows him to understand all people and all things, and this is why he says early on that he know each person in a particularly intimate way (5). He is in love with having the ability to know people through these truths; he lives for knowing his community. Schillizzi 2 How is it that community can be so malevolent as to deprive the writer of his original truths, yet introduce such compassion to this betrayed writer simultaneously? This teaches that community is both good and bad, perverted and affirmative. The writers community is both grotesque and sustaining, and because of that, so are his truths....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course ENG 0902 taught by Professor Reynes during the Spring '10 term at Temple.
- Spring '10