narrative compulsion

Narrative Compulsion – that characteristic of an interpersonal situation, where the outcome of that situation is dictated by the logic of its description, rather than by the wishes or attempted actions of the players. See also life immitates art

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there was a summons…our names shouted at a certain dawn…there must have been some point where we could have said “no”. But we missed it…

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