Trapped in history house, windows see
Nostalgia "blue bottle"
l-Live in an illusion =/ think, passivity
Windows closed = invisible barrier =/ freedom
British promise locked them out of history cf poem
Out of place, confusion
"fish in puddles"
twins separate than together"
"foreign returning" = oxymoron no country
"with love and a little bit of shame"
Violence & fear
Est rape, silence for a long time// guilt ? rep "love", self & disgust, "she wouldn't do" expectations
"did captain ... but sophie Mol" = envy, culpability
searching for idol // HoD
"dirtiness" "we are not like them" (the conquerors)
Cf the sound of music, "my favourite things", aspiring white family, want "baba"
Snowflakes, schnitzel..; things they don't know
"traditions & habits" = 1 film, 1 lady, 1 example right vs wrong, justice
"ominous foreshadowing" of smthg bad
calm broken by "blue bottles"
critic of passivity
Shitf 'but" + larger sentence
Adam & Eve, Paradise
mago "gorge" = over, excess, "rotten" paradise
Snake & paradise
fake paradiese, over cooked bc to passive
Order & no order, nature & continuity
Of structure of the book, end incest=/ progress
return to beginning, past influences future, connection, new mixed culture, union, violence of separation, lack of order, natural, "civilisation", help ?
"Bring mind into a certain state"
Cf of mice and men
"god" =/ multiple indian gods, "small things" of no importance = supreme , makes decision, hierarchy
"gone native" // kurtz
Sense of heat
'fly" dead bc close to sun cf Icar =, "stumble themselves against the windows and died fatly baffled in the sun"
fatly baffled = confusion, killed, hybridity inevitable, death
Innocence vs violence
"boundaries blur" created by mankind, nature re invades