What do you understand by the expression “thumbprints on his windpipe”?


Answer – 

The expression “thumbprints on his windpipe” means that someone is using pressure on the throat to suffocate the other person. Here, the expression was used by Saul Bellow when he described his experience of being interviewed.



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Why do most celebrity writers despite being interviewed? 

What is the belief in some primitive cultures about being photographed? 

Who, in today’s world, is our chief source of information about personalities? 

What are some of the positive views on interviews? 

Do you think Umberto Eco likes being interviewed? Give reasons for your opinion

How does Eco find the time to write so much? 

What was distinctive about Eco’s academic writing style? 

What is the reason for the huge success of the novel, The Name of the Rose?

Did Umberto Eco consider himself a novelist first or an academic scholar?


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