the music of chance, obsessive writing, intertextuality, conversation -- oh yeah, and some "real" life...
10 October 2011
Completed this novel today. Have been making notes and thinking about implications. Atwood has definitely created a complex series of boxes about our representation in regard to telling truths. More soon...
One of the great things about being a grad student at Georgia State is that I have access to the OED -- the Oxford English Dictionary!
1. The quality or fact of being dissonant; an inharmonious or harsh sound or combination of sounds; = DISCORD 3a, 4. spec. in Music, A combination of tones causing beats (cf. BEAT n.1 8), and thus producing a harsh effect; also, a note which in combination with others produces this effect.