Susan Stewart plumbs human history in an attempt to articulate the way language, memory, and art join in evoking consciousness. "The Forest" is about ...Show synopsisSusan Stewart plumbs human history in an attempt to articulate the way language, memory, and art join in evoking consciousness. "The Forest" is about violence and memory: the violence we do to our surroundings and to ourselves; and the propensity of the human mind to exploit and rationalize in its longing for truth. Following are few lines from her poem "The Forest" (which originally appeared in "TriQuarterly," a publication of Northwestern University): You should lie down now and remember the forest, for it is disappearing-- no, the truth is it is gone now and so what details you can bring back might have a kind of life. . . .Hide synopsis
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