The Blazing World - Editor's Note/Harriet Burden Notebook C (memoir fragment)/Cynthia Clark Summary & Analysis

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Editor's Note

Written to appear as an editor's note might, this ficticious editor's note is actually part of the larger work. Written by the editor, I.V. Hess, who acts as the silent narrator throughout the novel, the reader learns that two years after her death, Harriet Burden was more of an enigma than she had been in life. Hess states that upon contacting Burden's children access was given to the journals that Harriet Burden kept. Hess's gender remains unclear to the reader, as the gender of the editor is never established. As the reader makes his/her way through the novel, the reasoning behind this becomes clear.

Harriet Burden Notebook C (memoir fragment)

The protagonist shares in her notebook that she began creating small fetish dolls, some representative of Felix, who had passed away...

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