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Yeah, we do. You read the book and you hear the characters and see moving pictures in your mind’s eye.

Just the notion of that is strange to me. When I get really engrossed in a book, it is as if the book (as in the page of text) expands to be the only thing, and an abstraction of the text is clear to me, but never a visual representation of the actual scene.

Never even considered that you would also _hear_ things. That is completely different from me. I can imagine parts afterwards, but the characters have no voice.

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