I Am the Cheese
I'm not sure. What I mean is, I don't know whether I actually heard the words or if I'm filling them in now, like blank spaces on a piece of paper you have to complete (2.6)
T: Why are you hesitating? You appear – uncertain.
A: I am.
T: About what?
A: I don't know (2.6).
Or am I dramatizing, Adam wondered. He wanted to be a writer, to capture drama on paper. Was he really manufacturing mysteries to satisfy his literary longings, finding mysteries where they did not in fact exist? (13.4)