The Near-Sighted Monkey
Above: Cover of the new version of The Freddie Stories, by Lynda Barry  (Drawn&Quarterly, November 2012)

Below: Your essay question:

How is does the following sentence apply to writing a novel? How does it apply to reading one?

“There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.”  
Anaïs Nin
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There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.

Anaïs Nin

  1. acmchiarts reblogged this from thenearsightedmonkey and added:
    THE GENIUS OF LYNDA BARRY…Perhaps we will have to check out her new book? eh? _Shea_
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    So excited for The Freddie Stories!
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