The utterance is filled with dialogic overtones…after all, our thought itself is born and shaped in the process of interaction and struggle with others’ thoughts ” (Mikhail Bakhtin, Speech Genres, 1950s) “Since I lack a voice of my own, the voices of others invade me as if I were a silent ventriloquist.They ricochet within me, carrying on conversations, lending me their modulations, intonations, rhythms. But some of them satisfy a need; some of them stick to my ribs…eventually the voices enter; by assuming them, I gradually make them mine.
He has nice brown eyes, but is not quite tall enough for me.
New York, New York: Liz on a date in Mahattan He sits down. He orders me another glass of champagne, and tells me about his ex-wife.
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