Wildy the Journeyman (into_the_wild) wrote,
Wildy the Journeyman

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Managed to catch 'The Hours' with a dear friend on friday evening. I was intrigued by the complexity of the plot, and allusions after allusions leaped out of the screen at me... And the most powerful sentence, by Virginia Woolfe: you cannot find peace by avoiding life. struck me as... .

I'm confounded. Are we living our lives?
Are we living our lives in zest? or are we simply avoiding life for what it is, and with the conjured illusion of ignorance luxuriate in troubled peace? Why are we unable to face life for what it brings, and why are we irrational?

The Hours

Now I'm tempted to read Mrs Dalloway.
Pauline too.

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