Is there a moment like that which viscerally inspired you to write Third Person?
A president whose absence we feel to this day is suddenly there, viscerally present, in meeting after meeting.
Art is often said to “speak” to its viewer, but it is rare for this to happen so viscerally and clearly.
1570s, "affecting inward feelings," from Middle French viscéral, from Medieval Latin visceralis "internal," from Latin viscera, plural of viscus "internal organ," of unknown origin. The bowels were regarded as the seat of emotion. The figurative sense vanished after 1640 and the literal sense is first recorded in 1794. The figurative sense was revived 1940s in arts criticism.
visceral vis·cer·al (vĭs'ər-əl)
Relating to, situated in, or affecting the viscera.