Chairman Mao Talks to the People: Talk and Letters: 1956 - by Mao Zedong, Stuart Schram

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So clear. And you think it’s you thinking it up. A thought picture. But no. It’s when you bump into a rememory that belongs to somebody else. Where I was before I came here, that place is real. It’s never going away. Even if the whole farm—every tree and grass blade of it dies. ” Sethe looked right in Denver’s face. “Nothing ever does,” she said. (35–36) While Sethe does not explicitly invoke the concept of the ghost, it is clear that the floating “thought picture[s]” she refers to are related to the spectral manifestations in the novel.

The absence of slavery is twofold for Denver, in that while it has bequeathed loss to her, she feels it as something she was absent from, and thus it is a “gleaming” (63) absence in her life. This domination that she so resents is itself articulated in terms of absence: “Denver hated the stories her mother told that did not concern herself . . The rest was a gleaming, powerful world made more so by Denver’s absence from it. Not being in it, she hated it” (63). Slavery bequeaths loss and absence even to those who did not directly experience it.

She took a step he could not hear” (116); “She moved closer with a footfall he didn’t hear” (117); “No footfall announces her, but there she is, standing where before there was nobody when Denver looked” (123). There is a tension between exaggerated signs of physical presence (bodily functions, unnatural strength, and pregnancy) and indications of nothingness that are teased out of the cultural tradition of the ghost. Her realization from absence into a world of presence is also played upon when, just after her arrival, she wakes from sleep: “‘Heavy,’ murmured Beloved.

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