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Conclusion

  • Anna Veprinska
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Affect Theory and Literary Criticism book series (PSATLC)

Abstract

Tying together the book, the conclusion consists of six sections. The “Challenges and Limitations” section considers the challenges and limitations of my project, including the scope of the crises, the organizational framework of the book, and the emotional difficulty of the work. The next section, “Empathy: Thread and Needle,” revisits the possibilities and problematics of empathy as both a thread (a source of connection) and a needle (an instrument of pain). “Alternative Avenues” examines some of the alternative poems and crises that my book could have considered. “Future Directions” looks forward to the direction in which I would like to take the project. To the Reader” considers the reader’s responsibility to empathy. Finally, “Unconclusion” refuses the closure of a conclusion in favour of continual questioning.

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  • Anna Veprinska
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  1. 1.York UniversityTorontoCanada

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