After Appelfeld, ז״ל
The [trauma] “was etched inside my body, but not in my memory.
“In my writing I wasn’t imagining but drawing out, from the depths of my being, the feelings and impressions I had absorbed because of my lack of awareness.”
(THE STORY OF A LIFE, Aharon Appelfeld, Schocken Books, 2004)
Children’s memories are fundamentally different than those of adults…