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

Ben Marcus
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Persons Summary

The section titled Persons begins with Half-Life of Walter in the American Areas, which describes Walter as a summons issued to those who serve in what the author calls animal forces. This summons is a sound that induces young men to become so-called animal helpers, which led in 1986-1987 to mass warfare. In Mexico, dog helpers were often deaf, and by 1990, the term Walter was applied to deaf soldiers of Mexico. In 1992, the call was used to anger American men and to cause suicides on battlefields in the Middle West. Flap, Wire, and Name states that family energy from the naming of a man can be converted into electricity through the use of an electric cell called a wire man. Unnamed men connected by a wire and covered with a flap are dipped in a room containing waters that the author says are unrelated. Relatives leave through...

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