Literature is an uttering, or outering, of the human imagination. It lets the shadowy forms of thought and feeling - heaven, hell, monsters, angels and all - out into the light, where we can take a good look at them and perhaps come to a better understanding of who we are and what we want, and what the limits to those wants may be.
Monday, June 20, 2005
Aliens and angels
Margaret Atwood on why we need science fiction:
Posted by Isabella Kratynski at 8:24 a.m.