white male hysteria blurs faces : the Young Person, Fanny, looks “unfinished.” Symptoms of hyperaesthesia, elsewhere so exquisite as to make any contact too shattering to bear, here recede irritably from what would seem to be to crude an interlocutor. An interlocutor beyond sympathy, her trauma held indifferently under a physiological reduction. Neglect, in this case, shows its malignance. 
another missing patriarch and another Fanny also collect in the awkward blankness — the mortified sociality — of a demand for domestic tranquility 


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