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A Talent for Insatiability

I’m re-reading Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, this time with a close eye on her use of language. Today I’m obsessing over this: “We yearned for the future. How did we learn it, that talent for insatiability?” (3-4) I get the insatiability. In fact, the statement reminds me of John Twelve Hawks’ The Traveler, in which… Read More A Talent for Insatiability