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In the dado of the apse, as Harding posits, where the same artist painted allegories of the Seven Planets and Seven Ages of Man, we ate invited to read--with both eye and mind--an ingenious diagram adumbrating a hermeneutic that was quintessentially Augustinian, in two senses.
Adumbrating the catastrophes liminally represented through repressed memories, unconscious desires, displaced symbolic, frequently surreal imagery, and somatic conversion symptoms, Mira warns her son and daughter to recover their African identifies through their "forgotten" memories, which underlie almost every, if not every, aspect of their stories.
Edwards's excellent introductory chapter, adumbrating these crucial themes, provides a fine survey of the major weaknesses in current scholarship about Afghanistan.