The Angle

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The Attempt

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In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.

"He walked down streets of neon light and pavement black, streets of infinite length whose dimension was limited only by weaving cracks and arresting curbs. Signs of metal and signs of glass were all about him, shrieking their pointed messages into his vacuum of dark and disorder. Everywhere and everything was a cacophony of noise and light, presented as a whirling, sound-filled kaleidoscope to which he clung with desperate tenacity. Night-light, car-light, sign-light, street-light; night-noise, street-noise, car-noise, man-noise. He read one sign that said bar and ladies invited and he walked in."

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