Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: My Year of Rest and Relaxation, reviewed by Andrew Archer

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 https://pixabay.com/en/woman-face-identity-self-me-i-am-510480/"There she is, a human being, diving into the unknown, and she is wide awake.” (p. 289) A Buddhist Analysis of My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh Ottessa Moshfegh's 2018 novel—My Year of Rest and Relaxation—is written as a retrospective, reflection of the narrator's former self. The characters and details of the story are a critique of Western psychology—including psychiatry—and American culture. Buddhist philosophy is applied to analyze the narrator's mission as well as deconstruct Western psychology and the concept of self. CHOOSING NON-REALITY The Buddha's Eightfold Path is...