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Societies 2013, 3(2), 217-223; doi:10.3390/soc3020217
Received: 16 April 2013; in revised form: 15 May 2013 / Accepted: 16 May 2013 / Published: 24 May 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Rethinking the Vegetal: Emerging Perspectives on Plants and Society)
Abstract: This essay employs a first-person fictional narrator to explore the nature of human-plant relations through the example of Thoreau’s Wild Apples and enacts the transformational process necessary to write in conjunction with non-conscious vegetal life by paying attention to the unthought known of the vegetative soul.
Keywords: Apple tree; vegetable soul; writing style
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