Alena Kavka is a student in her last year of high school at Western Springs College. Faced with the impending uncertainties of adult life, she spends most of her time looking at photos of cats on the internet and crying.
- "I can be depended upon and am beyond reproach."
- "Why does he need to be loyal to the University in such a visible way that all others can observe it?"
- "And, as Havel argues, ‘they are both victims of the system and its instruments’."
- "It conveys an important message from one campus to another: ‘Look, we have done our job, all the signs are in place."
- "Havel is concerned with the reasons why the Lecturer does that."
- "The University needs this panorama to be solid and compact for the staff, as it indicates to the Lecturer how other Lecturers behave, and therefore how he should behave."
- "The social auto- totality means that every Lecturer is drawn into the sphere of power."
- "So if the Lecturer wants to live life as he has lived it in the past years, he needs to display this sign."
- "He does all of this to remain untouchable by the University."
- "The staff that walk by the Lecturer’s door have hung these signs too."