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The Age of Wire and String Chapter Summary & Analysis - Food Summary

Ben Marcus
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Food Summary

The section titled Food begins with The Food Costumes of Montana describes the covering of a body over the course of a day by various types of food, including bacon, rice, taffy, butter, beans, nuts, kale, noodles, and cereals. Some of these foods evolved into garments with names such as slews, loops, shads, pike rings, and fudge girdles. Just after sunset, the word "food" officially began to be used. First Green describes the replacement of wild growth with cultivated flowers in a prison that projects upward from a garden in the shape of a human, thus confining people within portions of the sky. A few people who remain alive under the gardens try to poison them by breathing together underneath the heaviest stalks, a tactic that has limited success. The argument shifts to the prison publishing industry, and the point is made that no amount of book-style...

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