Such an interesting read. Not just here in the comments section but in the well-presented argument of the original essay.

Your last line here reminds me of an article I read about the late film director Mike Nichols. Long after "The Graduate" had been completed and received considerable notoriety, Nichols turned to collaborator Buck Henry and said, "What do you suppose the theme of that movie was anyway?"

Well played, AG.

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