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Unformatted text preview: 14. Victor moves from this image of his mother to that of a “presence” watching his actions, knowing his guilt. 15. Victor and the computer 16. Victor creates a religious narrative of an all-seeing, vengeful God who makes sense out of the universe and who punishes sin. 17. This seems, paradoxically, to give Victor back a sense of agency in his own life. Or does it? 18. Victor weaves all of his memories together into “one interwoven grid” of “guilts” and paranoia (366), as if to explain his failures. 19. Nothing is real or authentic to Victor any longer. But we do get a sense of the things Philip K. Dick cherished. 20. The symbolism of the poster 21. The way Victor’s memory worlds break down. 22. Dick’s closing question: Is Victor representative of humans more broadly?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course ENG 285 taught by Professor Vanderborg during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '11