The Blazing World - Harriet Burden Notebook B Summary & Analysis

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Harriet Burden Notebook B

In this notebook Harriet discusses the meaning of perception and memory and concludes that it is largely a matter of perspective as when a person doesn’t remember, they repeat. She’s been seeing Dr. F who has been asking her to remember various instances and it has uncorked many memories that she’s had bottled up and they are spilling out, she writes.

She recounts a time when she was four and her mother came to find her. Harriet had been in her father’s study. When her mother asked her what she was doing in there she told her mother that she was smelling his books. She laughed at Harry, but now Harry doubts whether she actually remembers that or if she is remembering the story as it was told to her by her mother...

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