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Yet at its best, such a poetry will also show human agents, even when surrounded by fiasco, distortedly yet courageously pursuing the happiness their natures are made for--an oblique form of heroism that we find portrayed, for example, in Walker Percy's The Moviegoer.
She writes in her book that Ukrainians don't recognize themselves and are unseen by the world, or they are so distortedly recognized, in such a biased way, that a single writer's life isn't enough to overcome this sorrow.
In China, the imposed veneration of Mao and his Little Red Book recalls, however distortedly, the country's traditional adherence to the Analects of Confucianism, a religion twentieth-century Chinese intellectuals thought undermined "their twin modern ideals, which they called 'Mr.

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