n.1.The state of being unemployed; want of occupation.
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These nostalgic reflections on her loneliness lead her to her "final decision," a decision that enables her to escape being "stranded in a great waste of disoccupation" (297).
I want to turn to cognitive science ideas next in order to see how Lily's "disoccupation" and "unconscious" thinking is what enables readers to understand her changing nostalgia--and her morphogenesis.
Surrounded by "preoccupied women," "engrossed in their own affairs," Lily is alone, stranded in a "great waste of disoccupation" (p.