Informit article: Common touch: Everybody knows

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Abstract:

The narrator in Zadie Smith’s The Embassy of Cambodia asks: ‘Surely there is something to be said for drawing a circle around our attention and remaining within that circle. But how large should that circle be?’ A modern reader might reply: ‘Hey, draw that line around how I am thinking and feeling. I want to be in charge’.

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