A revolution is first and foremost a movement from the old to the new, and needs above all new words,…

A revolution is first and foremost a movement from the old to the new, and needs above all new words, new verse, new passwords-all the symbols in which ideas and feelings are made tangible.ÿ The mass creation and appropriation of what is needed is a revealing picture of a whole people on their journey into the modern world, sometimes pathetic, sometimes vastly comic, ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous, but always vibrant with the life that only a mass of ordinary people can give.

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