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Date: 1949-1952, 1953

"Hard, hard work, excavating and digging, mining, moling through tunnels, heaving, pushing, moving rock, working, working, working, working, working, panting, hauling, hoisting. And none of this work is seen from the outside. It's internally done. It happens because you are powerless and unable t...

— Bellow, Saul (1915-2005)

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Date: 2024

"I wish I could explain to him that I don't want to think about her any more, but thinking about her is not a choice; that--even though Jen is no longer in my physical life--the room inside my mind that has been occupied by her for the last four years still exists. I want to convert it to a home ...

— Dolly Alderton (b. 1988)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.