ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

The Past Intrudes on the Present

It’s still here.

Photo by Hadija Saidi on Unsplash

The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”

William Faulkner

Faulkner was onto something important when he made that statement. Of course, his fiction was about the American South and how its past affected the South in his lifetime, in the lives of his characters, and the lives of all of us.

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Laura Mohsene

Laura Mohsene

Lover of Literature, History, Writing, and People. lmohsene@gmail.com