Notes and Comment

August 1961
New Yorker;8/26/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 28, p19
The article focuses on the immortality of a name. It mentions that a person could achieve immortality with the purchase of a packet of sunflower seeds. It cites that a woman will find that mere motherhood wins her an eternity of importunity. It maintains that no man's name can meaningfully survive the human race itself.


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