Important Quotations Explained
1. Man’s guilt in history and in
the tides of his own blood has been complicated by technology, the
daily seeping falsehearted death.
2. All plots tend to move deathward.
This is the nature of plots.
3. The system was invisible, which
makes it all the more impressive, all the more disquieting to deal
with. But we were in accord, at least for now. The networks, the
circuits, the streams, the harmonies.
4. “What if death is nothing but
“You hear it forever. Sound all around. How awful.”
5. Another postmodern sunset, rich
in romantic imagery. Why try to describe it? It’s enough to say
that everything in our field of vision seemed to exist in order
to gather the light of this event.
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