” When I write, I just let my characters go, the way I let life go. “


” I love people, but I don’t do so well in a system. We’re poor, and we lead a very different kind of life. We depend on other people so much. “


” That’s the way we see life: your community is your survival. And if you live in a small community like this, even the people you hate you have as friends. “


” Whenever I write, I write what I find to be the way people are. I never use any symbolism at all, but if you write as true to life as you possibly can, people will see symbolism. They’ll all see different symbolism, but they’re apt to because you can see it in life. “


” You go through your life feeling like an outsider, and you respond to society in a different way when you feel like an outsider. “



All 5 Carolyn Chute Quotes about Life in picture


When I write, I just let my characters go, the way I let life go.
I love people, but I don


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Whenever I write, I write what I find to be the way people are. I never use any symbolism at all, but if you write as true to life as you possibly can, people will see symbolism. They
You go through your life feeling like an outsider, and you respond to society in a different way when you feel like an outsider.
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