[DWJ] characters losing their memories

Gili Bar-Hillel gbhillel at netvision.net.il
Tue Jan 15 03:08:11 EST 2008

Minnow wrote:

> It could be worse, even so.  It could be a narrative in which the
> first-person narrator character loses her memory, which leaves one to
> wonder *who wrote it* and how *she* knew.  I have encountered that.
>'After twenty years alone in my fastness, I died.  I buried myself.
> Reader, can you say the same?'

Yeah, there's that song that always irks me:

"I was twenty one years when I wrote this song
I'm twenty two now, but I won't be for long"

What song exactly was it that you wrote when you were twenty one? The one
about your being twenty two?

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