A Writer Takes Earnest Measures To Secure His Solitude

A writer takes earnest measures to secure his solitude and then finds endless ways to squander it.

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In Committing A Work To Memory We Make It Safe From Decay

In committing a work to memory we make it safe from decay. It stands untouched. Children memorize parts of stories their parents tell them. They want the same story again and again. Don’t change a word or they get terribly upset. This is the unchanged narrative every culture needs in order to survive.

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You Need To Know Things Others Don’t Know

You need to know things the others don’t know. It’s what no one knows about you that allows you to know yourself.

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Writing Is A Form Of Personal Freedom

Writing is a form of personal freedom. It frees us from the mass identity we see in the making all around us. In the end, writers will write not to be outlaw heroes of some underculture but mainly to save themselves, to survive as individuals.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Don DeLillo Quotes (Author of White Noise). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/233.Don_DeLillo [Accessed 20 Nov. 2019].