The Golden Notebook

The Golden Notebook

by

Doris Lessing

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Anna’s Notebooks

The majority of The Golden Notebook consists of the four colored notebooks in which Anna Wulf records her life, which symbolize her disjointed and compartmentalized identity. At least two of these colors have obvious significance…

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Anna’s Dreams

Anna’s blue notebook records her conversations with her psychoanalyst, Mrs Marks, which largely focus on Anna’s peculiar dreams. Whereas she feels emotionally blunted in real life, Anna notes that “all my creativity is…

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