However, none of the individual locations and sets of characters in Babel ever relinquish their edgy boxed-in solipsism, and the gaping wound of their encounter remains unstaunched
as ultimately the picture refuses to heal remedially into one.
For eight years Guy, already set apart from his fellows by his own deep wound, that unstaunched
, internal draining away of life and love, had been deprived of the loyalties which should have sustained him." (8) Guy experiences an evil beyond the shame of his divorce and the loneliness of his exile.
The best way to see Detroit is in a pick-up truck, preferably with Karen De Coster at the wheel, and therefore with the flow of politically incorrect malice unstaunched
. This pick-up truck resembles a cross between a land-rover and a limousine.