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Quotation by William Gass
I should like to suggest that at least on the face of it a stroke by stroke story of a copulation is exactly as absurd as a chew by chew account of the consumption of a chicken's wing.
William Gass (b. 1924), U.S. fictionist, essayist, philosopher. On Being Blue: A Philosophical Inquiry, ch. 2, p. 20.
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