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George Saunders on Writing

George Saunders on Writing

Nov 1, 2022-- "As a writer, the work is always particularization to move from mere concept (tree, forest) into specific descriptions that sort of take that thing apart and then cause a new and more intense perception of it to occur within a particular mindstate (usually that of a character). So, what really happens is that you start to dissolve the traditional distinction between the natural and man-made worlds its all natural, in the sense that it all has come to be. And this process of particularization is somehow related to increased tenderness for. Which, in turn, I guess, is the ultimate environmentalism like, a fondness for everything that is, and an enhanced recognition that its actually all one thing, all interconnected, and if we like any of it, wed better feel tenderness for all of it." Writer George Saunders shares more in this interview. (910 reads)


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