...the dialectics of the object are interwoven with the social dialogue surrounding it. For the prose writer, the object is a focal point for the heteroglot voices among which his own voice must also sound; these voices create the background necessary for his own voice, outside of which his artisitic prose nuances cannot be perceived, and without which they "do not sound" (M.M. Bakhtin "The Dialogic Imagination," 278).

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