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APS TOGETHER

Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen Day 2

February 19, 2022 | Part I, Chapters 3-4

Men are moving Tove around like a prop. Though apathetic she finds power in the drama and in the ability to write revengeful one-liners: “His eyes are dull as raisins.” So blunt, raw, funny, and melancholically detached.



Listen to Anne Linnet sing the poem “The Eternal Triangle”: It was huge hit in 1986 (when I was 16. I still know it by heart!)



LOVE this sentence: “Piet is out the door again, so fast it’s as if he left through the wall.” It’s such a strong observation, so precise, and she’s basically describing “ghosting.”


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