This black and white is cold and clinical, but not disturbing. Although confronts us with our own uncomfortableness about it and how we should react differently. Putting yourself in his shoes is the ether dimension, our life was difficult to endure in light of this.
Can you see the meaning?
1.mug-gullible person, easily persuaded or deceived
2.adjective lugubrious.-doleful (mournful, dreary, dismal)
3.large thick-skinned mammal, noun: pachyderm, adjective: pachydermatous
(The Oxford Dictionary)
The word for today is empty. What can one do with the word empty? Does it have a use? Or is it empty of meaning? No, empty means something. It has definition. We understand the word empty. Even this word that means ‘nothing’ describes something.
There’s a surprising, kind of frightening word in “Wayfarer” which for me conjures up a supernaturally dark mystery, but my fears are unfounded, as it actually means someone who travels on foot. There’s a whole chapter devoted to Wayfarer in the “Wind in the Willows” which is what I have been reading today. Almost finished.
Words and phrases are keys to the arsenal of a writer, a vocabulary and how words are put together. One phrase I remember from my reading today, which sticks in my memory, is the phrase “holier-than-thou ideologies”. Very interesting.