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Water is an uncontrollable force and people find joy living in the illusion that they can control the uncontrollable.
She is not cynical of people that don’t share her intensity of love for water, she merely shows in a very subtle and delicate way that people consider water another commodity, they take it for granted whereas it is a force of nature, and in some parts of the world it is extremely scarce. True value for this blessing can be observed in those remote areas of land where people collect it drop by drop. That is why people (including Didion) show due respect to water while others might consider that overdue.
The technique used in this essay is predominantly not of ethos or logos, but of pathos. Didion clearly states that she is simply obsessed with water, not by its politics but by its flow, how the water flows in ducts and pipes and drains. She meditates thinking about this natural force. The weird thing is she was once caught in the river passageway in a military-raft when she was seventeen and instead of panicking, she was ‘deliriously happy’.
She highlights how water moves around from one place to another and how it has become commodity that is released or held according to supply and demand. UNIVAC 418 machine has been mentioned probably referring to the ‘mechanics’ of water control. People have devised water-speak like “putting some over the hill” and “pulling it down” to indicate the movement of water. They move around water in a mechanical fashion. Didion points this out when she missed her chance of ‘draining the quail’. She deemed that a vocation that she missed and puts it as missing on her ‘instinctive affinity’. To her it was a matter of utmost significance to be able to control the magnificence of huge water reservoirs.
The complain Didion makes is that people don’t realize how water affects their daily lives. Even if there is someone she talks to on this
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