The Domestic and the Unfamiliar in Nick Joaquin’s “Six P.M.”

Six P.M. Nick Joaquin Trouvere at night, grammarian in the morning, ruefully architecting syllables— but in the afternoon my ivory tower falls. I take a place in the bus among people returning to love (domesticated) and the smell of onions burning and women reaping the washlines as the Angelus tolls. But I—where am I bound? … More The Domestic and the Unfamiliar in Nick Joaquin’s “Six P.M.”