K.F.

  • K.F. commented on the page, on the site Experiments in Memoir 6 days, 21 hours ago

    Memory is such a perplexing beast, as we’ve discussed frequently in this class, but you mention the intersection of memory and trauma, which complicates matters even more. I’m not sure why anyone would make the assumption (to which the speaker in the quotation nods) that traumatic memories might categorically be the easiest to recall; I’d be in…[Read more]

  • K.F. commented on the page, on the site Experiments in Memoir 3 weeks, 6 days ago

    Yes— the way Tran uses visual detail is wonderful, but the ways in which he employs color as a vehicle for storytelling is extraordinary and unique. The visuals really deepened my understanding of, and appreciation for, the narrative he was sharing.

  • K.F. commented on the page, on the site Experiments in Memoir 1 month ago

    Precisely — which is such a problematic slippery slope of an assumption, especially in regards to using these accounts to raise awareness and create some kind of greater change.

  • K.F. commented on the page, on the site Experiments in Memoir 1 month ago

    This concept of what you call Knausgaard’s “self-seriousness,” and his quite-possible affectations throughout his writing, stood out to me prominently as well. Perhaps much of it truly is because his subject matter is serious, but it raises the interesting question for all writers: How can we write deep, substantive material without coming across…[Read more]

  • K.F. commented on the page, on the site Experiments in Memoir 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Alex, this is beautiful. As a fellow survivor of a close-call OD attempt which sounds very similar to yours, I know how incredibly difficult it is to tell this kind of narrative, and tell it well, but you do here. Hopefully this can inspire more people to be open about these things and tell their truths as well. I’m glad we’re both still here.…[Read more]

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