A Diary Entry from Deborah Levy

In Deborah Levy's diary entry for the New Statesman, the author discusses her changing emoji palette, "That Oprah Interview," Zoom, patriarchy, and more.

“In this phase of the pandemic I am trying to be less emotional and more emojinal. So, I have been making new emojis from the palette of old emojis on my phone. I think the point of an emoji is to express or amplify emotion with a digital icon. To sum up the uncertainty of this time, my favourite is the thumbs up icon with an egg hovering above the tip of the thumb. I usually send it to convey that it is useless making plans.”

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