Friday, 5 February 2010

History

I wonder if it isn't the finished-ness of history that appeals to us .... I mean, for instance, grounding the appeal of historical fiction. There are perils and discomforts in (for example) the English Civil War, or WWII, but we know how they end, or more to the point we know that they end. The problem with fiction set now, or in the future, is that it lacks this comfortable closure. I say problem. I mean, of course, appeal ...

1 comment:

衣服顏色 said...

生命的意義,是在於活的充實;而不是在於活得長久。 ..................................................