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LovecidalWalking with the Disappeared$
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Trinh T. Minh-ha

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780823271092

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.001.0001

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Twilight walk

Twilight walk

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(p.49) Twilight walk
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Lovecidal
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Trinh T. Minh-ha

Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0003

This chapter describes the epiphanies the persona—a woman—has encountered while out on a walk during twilight. It explores the various meanings attributed to the color gray which appears itself like a being unbound, a prelude to a journey the persona takes as her mind similarly wanders. Her reveries are short-lived, however, as “the world comes to the walker” and the persona is faced once more with the prevailing theme of this book—war. The perspective then shifts from a journey to a database, as the wandering mind comes face to face with the harsh reality of war and struggles with memory deletion and retrieval.

Keywords:   twilight, twilight walk, gray, journey, wartime, reality, war, database, computing

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