J3.05 The Rafters and the Beams

Annotations for Jerusalem by Alan Moore
Book 3 – Vernall’s Inquest – The Rafters and the Beams

Page 952 – titled The Rafters and the Beams

paragraph 1

Page 953

paragraph 1

Page 954

paragraph 1

Page 955

paragraph 1

Page 956

paragraph 1

Page 957

paragraph 1

Page 958

paragraph 1

Page 959

paragraph 1

Page 960

paragraph 1

Page 961

paragraph 1

Page 962

paragraph 1

Page 963

paragraph 1

Page 964

paragraph 1

Page 965

paragraph 1

Page 966

paragraph 1

Page 967

paragraph 1

Page 968

paragraph 1

Page 969

paragraph 1

Page 970

paragraph 1

Page 971

paragraph 1

Page 972 

paragraph 1

Page 973

paragraph 1

Page 974

paragraph 1

Page 975

paragraph 1

Page 976

paragraph 1

Page 977

paragraph 1

Page 978

paragraph 1

Page 979

paragraph 1

Page 980

paragraph 1

Page 981

paragraph 1

Page 982

paragraph 1

Page 983

paragraph 1

Page 984

paragraph 1

Page 985

paragraph 1

Page 986

paragraph 1

Page 987

paragraph 1

Page 918 xxxxx

paragraph 1

Page 919

paragraph 1

Page 920

paragraph 1

Page 921

paragraph 1

Page 922

paragraph 1

Page 923

paragraph 1

paragraph 2

Page 924

paragraph 1

Page 925

paragraph 1

Page 926

paragraph 1

Page 927

paragraph 1

Page 928

paragraph 1

Page 929

paragraph 1

Page 930

paragraph 1

Page 931

paragraph 1

Page 932

paragraph 1

Page 873 x

paragraph 1

paragraph 2

Page 874

paragraph 1

Page 875

paragraph 1

Page 876

paragraph 1

Page 877

paragraph 1

Page 878

paragraph 1

Page 879

paragraph 1

Page 880

paragraph 1

Page 881

paragraph 1

Page 882

paragraph 1

Page 883

paragraph 1

paragraph 2

2 thoughts on “J3.05 The Rafters and the Beams”

  1. As a white person living in West Africa for quite a few years I am compelled to leave a couple of observations here: The portrayal of the expatriate and higher class African is spot on. The Africans i know who have studied abroad and come back all bear a deep resentment towards their roots and are not shy to voice it out loudly, coming off more insensitively racist than Donald Trump. This of course contributes greatly to the African “Destructor” which is hinted at in this chapter.

    That aside, I read a fairly decent review of Jerusalem the other day, will post a link, in which the reviewer complains that Moore abuses underprivileged people of color (Marla in particular) to push his agenda. I have to object to this. Moore’s capability of empatizing with his narators is damn well near transcendental, and I can only think of a few other white authors who have been able to pull off making a black narator 3 dimensional and plausible.

    Furthermore the entire racial thing is another key element to the abuse theme and the all consuming blackhole that is the destructor. Africa was basically raped for centuries (arguaby still going on). The horrors of Sierra Leone and Liberia (and plenty other places) came about as logical consequences of that systemic rape

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.