Mary, p. 18: the dispersed self

October 18, 2009

Ganin suffers at times from “the kind of mood that he called ‘dispersion of the will.'”  The description bears an interesting resemblance to Ganin’s shadow self as film extra: “Ganin felt that the murky twilight which was gradually seeping into the room was also slowly penetrating his boedy, transforming his blood into fog, that that he was powerless to stop the spell that was being cast on him by the twilight.”


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