dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote,

On hidden knowns.

As we've said so many times in the past, Lynn gives every impression of not realizing that the strip inside her head is not the one her readers see. The instance that comes most readily to mind, of course, is that of Liz's sudden and mysterious homesickness. We saw a young woman starting to build a life in the North and becoming a fixture of her community; Lynn, on the other hand, saw Liz as being desperately homesick and hoping for any excuse to return to her beloved home town. Once we realized that Lynn didn't see what we did, we started to wonder if maybe she actually was living in the fantasy capsule she mentioned. The problem with that theory is that Lynn herself admits it's wrong; in one of her more recent notes, she admits to hiding things from her readers. The example she gave was how difficult it was for Annie to raise her three hellions and the fact that she was trying desperately to not admit that Steve was cheating on her. A further example of a hidden fact was that April was doing a lot of questionable stuff off camera. What Lynn doesn't want to really admit, though, is that what we see has more bearing on how things are interpreted; there are more of us than there are of her so we outvote her.
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