Different POV It s All About The Muted about the muted of war revisionism history being written by the victors survival after isaster finding meaning in the ashes unreliable narrators It s a weird Alcohol Addiction dream likeystopian setting with the occasional fairytale esue interlude and where the cataclysm is caused by weaponised language itself Operation Sleep reads almost like the Pied PiperThere are some valuable notes at the end too providing some further etails on Bozek s inspirations incl Ojibwe storytelling and the Ira War and the 911 memorialThis can be read in a single half hour sitting but I already kind of suspect I m going to reread it in future and just ip back into the well because its themes images are so far up my alley 45 stars rounded up because although it s not perfect I honestly kinda wish it were longer and just had and impact it s just filled with so many things that I love. The remnants of Aspects of South African Literature destroyed art and architecture an annihilated nation is brought into reality and the Lone Survivor's story is simultaneouslyocumented and invalidated becoming a memorial that will isintegrate over time gray and fray as most
the ead id not have chance ,OF THE DEAD DID NOT HAVE
Too eep for me I guess Good thing it was short For me it was justinaccessible This is kind of like two stars for me I
didn t get it In this is simply not the book for me I had bought it thinking it a very slim volume of fiction and then was pleasantly surprised that it was a collection of poems organized narratively around an apocalypse event Fantastic And while there are some really thoughtful lines and the narrative as it stretches on engages and challenges and provokes for me I prefer my poetry to feel like a punch to the gut short and swift and absolutely breathtaking and my fictional narratives to make metaphor an engagement from chapter to chapter or poem to poem and neither are what this book is aboutIt is something that Dream Save Do: Life is Short, Live Your Dream didn t hit for me that I could nevertheless appreciate and enjoy I m leaving messages on the undersides of leaves so that when the others. Poetry Stitching together a post apocalyptic history from the scraps of fairy tales war memorials hunting songs andisparate scholarship Jessica Bozek's THE TALES traces the violence that humans inflict upon one another TALES traces the violence humans inflict upon one another the central narrative of the Lone Survivor becomes reve. Come up out of the ground they ll know what to o Effective and surreal ground they ll know what to o Effective and surreal Bozek s collection conveys both the irony and the urgency of our pre post apocalyptic mentality via a fictitious catastrophe and its repercussions PREFACEOnce upon a recent time a very powerful nation attempted to Modern English in Action (Level 12) destroy another nation via a military missioneceptively named Operation Sleep The very powerful nation succeeded but for a single inexplicable survivor known to those unmarked as the Lone Survivor This book includes his story and many versions of what may or may not be the same storyOof this was my everything I randomly picked upJUST DIDN T GET IT IN
#This Short Collection Of Prose #short collection of prose because it was in the staff recommendation aisle at the Harvard Bookstore and the escriptionrecommendation immediately caught my eye The formatstructure is like an abbreviated Canterbury Tales each tiny chapter narrated by Aled through the mouths of
VARIOUS PERSPECTIVES BOZEK INVESTIGATES THE LANGUAGE THAT VICTIMS ANDperspectives Bozek investigates the language that victims and alike use to make sense of and attempt to forget the aftermath of violence From ordinary objects family photographs sweaters that unravel old batteries and lightbulbs to.