Wanderlust- Rebecca Solnit

  • Walking as holy/ allowing thought.
  • Waking as serenity in nature is a product of the middle classes. Need safety. It's a privilege to walk without fear of bandits.
  • This freedom ended up removing the aristocracy through right to roam.
  • Similarly, it's a privilege to walk without fear of attack as a man.
  • Women who walk are often seen as sexual. Consigned to the house.
  • Walk is an analogy of a life or tells a story
  • People used to walk around mountains not up them. Dragons rumoured to live up the top.

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