Jacob Lawrence, "The Apartment" (1943)
Jacob Lawrence, The Apartment (1943)
Can a Game Be Literature?

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August 18, 2005:

To invent an answer, rather than research the true answer.

I think that instinct follows from abuse in childhood. She's afraid to ever admit to being wrong, or that there's something she doesn't know. Because she was so often told she was stupid. Until she hates to acknowledge that there are things she needs to learn.