Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Reading with feeling

I have been listening to a bit of Ruth read on I have heard how venerable these readings are, but I hear them as formal, accurate - but loud and with rough angular edges. I would not expect a story teller to read so. There is no modulation or feeling in the voice for my ear. I am very appreciative of the accuracy but lament that the story sounds wooden. Of course - modulation would imply motive and perhaps motive is not to be revealed.

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