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Sexing the Cherry - The Nature of Time Summary & Analysis

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The Nature of Time Summary

Jordan compares time to maps. Time is not linear and moves through mankind who are no longer bound by matter which has become what it is: empty space and light. Paintings show how light affects man. Paintings 1 tells about "A Hunt in a Forest" with figures in the distance which Jordan only notices in degrees. In Time 4, Jordan has no proof that his childhood existed, but his mother claims that it did; however, he trusts no one because everyone lies and "everyone remembers things which never happened" (p. 102). As he walks around the island, Jordan finds a pair of worn-out ballet shoes, and he follows a trail to a house, determined to seek an end to the mystery. He hears music and sees ten points of light and a young woman dancing. The points of light slow...

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