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Day: April 4, 2012

What’s Rote About Memory?

Apprentice Tucker Teague forwarded this quotation from George Steiner’s Real Presences. you’ll see easily why I like it. To learn by heart is to afford the text or music an indwelling clarity and life-force. Ben Johnson’s term, “ingestion”, is precisely right. What we know by heart becomes an agency in our consciousness, a ‘pace-maker’ in …

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