You remind us that men and women have imperfection in common, and are indivisible.
And he emphasizes the importance of imperfection—even in candy land.
“The imperfection became a mark of distinction about their home,” Lahiri writes.
“I was incredibly angry at the imperfection of my own life,” he says.
imperfection is a mark of modern sophistication, confidence, and youthfulness.
Each man and each woman of these times is singly but half a creature, and is naturally sensible of its imperfection.
I resolved to ignore them as far as possible: to treat them, that is to say, as modes of imperfection.
On every side he could see his pale, bloated face, here and there distorted and lengthened by some imperfection in the mirror.
Part of the night he thought of this imperfection; that is to say, so long as he was awake he thought of Rosa.
In this series the tendency for imperfection is always confined to the lower flowers, the terminal flower alone being perfect.