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Who could you be now?

β€œIt is as difficult to present a fixed image of a character as of societies and passions. For a character alters no less than they do, and if one tries to take a snapshot of what is relatively immutable in it, one finds it presenting a succession of different aspects (implying that it is incapable of keeping still but keeps moving) to the disconcerted lens.” – Marcel Proust, The Captive (trans. Moncrieff and Kilmartin)

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