A Response to Isabel Allende's Tanner Humanities Center Human Values Speech

  title={A Response to Isabel Allende's Tanner Humanities Center Human Values Speech},
  author={Isabel Dulfano},
  journal={Women's Studies},
  pages={816 - 826}
I feel that writing is an act of hope, a sort of communion with our fellow men. The writer of good will carries a lamp to illuminate the dark corners. Only that, nothing more—a tiny beam of light to show some hidden aspect of reality, to help decipher and understand it and thus to initiate, if possible, a change in the conscience of some readers. This kind of writer has both feet planted firmly on the ground and walks hand in hand with the people in the streets. (63) 
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