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It is universally, primally fascinating (Dissanayake 146-48).
As the primordial father, he must have what he wants, and the drive that determines what he wants is not, as it turns out, primally devoted to adult women.
Dick's introduction of at least two realities that occupy interchangeable places in his fiction, which he would subsequently refine as alternate history in The Man in the High Castle, for example, or as half-life in Ubik (1969), originally or primally draws its inspiration from the twin's death that to his mind could, alternatively, have all along been his own.
The son and father are totally separate in being yet are primally connected in the communal divine-human relationship.
The basic retributive measure of pain--like for like--"as he hath done, so shall it be done to him," (15) "giving a person a taste of her own medicine; fighting fire with fire" (16) primally satisfies.
What you get is what you see, and what you see is what you read, as the act of the eye sets into motion a row of type shapes whose coming and going--entering and exiting focus, forever eligible to return recombined in the next alphabetic string--is what the activity of reading primally activates.