Writers of the past have already given us the insight and strength to understand 2020. There is nothing new under the sun, and all thoughts have been expressed before; we stand on the shoulders of our ancestors yet do not look to them as often as we should to unravel the torment of the modern world. You see, we may feel our time is one of uniqueness and unprecedented troubles, but the reality is a stark contrast. And as ever, the writers, the poets, and playwrights of the past have the words to express our contemporary circumstance in a way that contemporary artists appear unable.
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