Elmet Quotes

Mozley, Fiona
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The house was finding its position in the landscape, sitting down and relaxing into its trough, and we felt it sigh and moan for hours.
-- Daniel (One)

Importance: The house is as much a character of the story as those who inhabit it. Daniel describes the origins of their house, from the ground up as setting their claim on the land that they inhabit. Daniel personifies the house and in his imagination, it is imbued with life. The process of the house settling into the land symbolizes their own adaptation to the copse that surrounds them. Soon, there is no separation or discernment from the house and the woods, they inhabit both one and the same.

Over the years I must have spent whole days with memory in my mind, closing my eyes and trying to walk into different parts of the scene, trying to gauge where each person was in each moment...
-- Daniel (Two)

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