Heart of the Matter


We’ve used variations of this “all literature is about sex” joke a few times now. However, it can’t be emphasized enough how much it feels that way to an undergrad immersed in four or five literature courses. And since it can’t, we’re here to help.

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AMANDA: Professor, is all literature basically about sex?

HOBO: Literature is about both encapsulating and segmenting the human experience. From the very grand and epic to the very small and even banal. Literature is ten thousand years of human experience put to page for the next ten thousand years to learn and grow from. It speaks to the very essence of who we are.

AMANDA: So, the river represents her vagina?
HOBO: Yes...


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