21 May '11, 7am

catherinelim.sg » Island: A Play

It is a measure of my continuing fascination with Lee Kuan Yew that I wanted to explore one aspect of his post GE 2011 situation that can never be represented through formal exposition. This is the psychological dimension which is clearly the most complex—and the most engrossing—because it deals with the impossibly vast, constantly changing landscape of human emotions, passions, needs and motives, which the political commentary, constrained by fact and logic, can never capture. But literature can, because this genre is given the privilege of literary licence allowing for the free play of the imagination. Indeed, far from being precise, logical and rational, literature glories in nuances, ambiguities and paradoxes. Far from providing answers, it only wants to tease with questions.

Full article: http://catherinelim.sg/2011/05/21/island-a-play/

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