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    Irony in writing is a technique for increasing reader self- approval.
    Jessamyn West (1907–1984)

    All good biography, as all good fiction, comes down to the study of original sin, of our inherent disposition to choose death when we ought to choose life.
    —Rebecca West (1892–1983)