Still Life with Woodpecker - Interlude, Summary & Analysis

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Interlude, Summary

The narrative, written for the moment in first person in the voice of The Writer, describes how the Remington SL3 has a new red coat of paint, has been struggling to learn a language, and will shortly be asked to struggle with some key questions. "Does the moon have a purpose? Are redheads supernatural? Who knows how to make love stay?" The narrative expresses hope that the Remington SL3 will be able to uncover the answers to all these questions, and to put them all together.

Interlude, Analysis

The writing in this very brief section explores and defines one of the novel's secondary themes, defined by the Writer in the "handwritten" epilogue - the importance of external objects as sources of inspiration, spiritual growth, and creativity. In other words, The Writer sees the Remington as the source of his work, rather than his...

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