Metaphors of Memory

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Creating Memories – Peter Childs

Creating Memories – Peter Childs

At the end of Woody Allen’s film Another Woman (1988), the question is asked: ‘Is a memory something you have or something you’ve lost?’ Though a seeming paradox easily unpicked by logic, this is a pleasing formulation because of its resonance with the idea that a memory may be something that is treasured – a mental keepsake – but also…