unresolvedness


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unresolvedness

(ˌʌnrɪˈzɒlvɪdnəs)
n
the state of being unresolved or irresolute
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Remmler detects an "emotional residue" (262) of national guilt along with unsettling "traces of unresolvedness" (265) in present-day German culture.
The function of the narrators is to display the ultimate unresolvedness of any private history or story: the facts of reality vanish into thin air, and what remains is the story twisting these facts.
Although I have little suspicion that Jin was consciously referencing "The Jewbird" when he composed the ending to "A Composer," it is in its cryptic unresolvedness typically Malamudian: "One afternoon, after working for hours, [Fanlin] was laying in bed to rest.