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Empathy is at the heart of the novel

“A novel is not an allegory…..it is the sensual experience of another world.  If you don’t enter that world,  hold your breath  with the characters and become involved in their destiny, you won’t be able to empathize,  and empathy is … Continue reading

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This question of empathy

“People identify themselves, in some subliminal way.  You know very soon into which category they fall.  You know that you would like to see them again; or you definitely would not, or you don’t much care either way.  Sexual attraction … Continue reading

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