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  1. Dec 2020
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    1. Ernest, however, never played: he was too grown up

      Again here we see the concept of lost innocence, which was repeated in the previous two stories. It seems that the stories so far revolve themselves around the experiences of young people.

  3. Nov 2020
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    1. for in my heart I had always despised him a little

      Mahony can be understood as a representation of the narrator's innocence. The narrator is overly eager to grow into adulthood and leave his immaturity behind, but is forced to face the reality that he is not ready upon meeting the strange man. Upon making this realization, he welcomes the return of innocence and regrets that he despised him so.

  5. Jul 2020
    1. It is oppositional, Utopian, and completely withoutinnocence.

      Close ended question: I'm confused how the Cyborg has no history, whilst "completely without innocence." Like Kafer, is Haraway not attempting to cover up power-playing technoscience and the Cyborg "non-innocence," but rather explicitly identifying them? I feel they are, in order to continue the development of these parts as granting autonomy instead--though this contradicts an ahistorical Cyborg.

  6. Sep 2013
    1. I, however, believe that even the most simple-minded of people recognize that an accusation, to be convincing and to carry great weight, must not be one which may be employed equally well against the innocent, but one which can be applied only to the guilty.

      Saying that his accuser is less than simple-minded