A&QH. L. Hix
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In EP 15, H. L. Hix creates an investigative dialogue by reading through prior interviews of himself, conducted by others, and reversing them, posing a question (or questions) in place of each answer, and an answer in place of each question.
AN EXCERPT FROM EP 15
“What meanings might I mine, beyond meaning enough?
We all are provoked to ask that question occasionally. When I converse with my lover over dinner, I will understand perfectly well all that we say, but when next day I awaken to find that he and his belongings all are gone, I will revisit our dinner conversation to look for additional meanings in what he said to me then (did he warn me he was leaving, and I didn’t catch the warning?) and even in what I said to him (did I imply something I didn’t intend to?).
In my writing I try to keep that question of further meaning live. I try to be asking it not occasionally but ever. In the essay that follows, I have pursued this meaning-mining by “writing through” three interviews, listening for an answer in each question posed, and for the question(s) in each answer given.”