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I Never Heard Him Cry

(Part 6: Afterword and Afterthoughts)

Initially, my take on the storyline of The Joker was only going to be limited to what now corresponds to Parts 1 and 2. I thought it was pretty cool that there might have been …

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I Never Heard Him Cry

(Part 5: Redness)

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In “Part 4: Yellowness” I mentioned that there were two last things that needed to take place during the citrinitas stage in order for Arthur Fleck to complete the alchemical journey. One of them was …

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I Never Heard Him Cry

(Part 4: Yellowing)

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Also known as xanthosis, citrinitas (yellowing) is sometimes considered to be an independent stage of the alchemical process, while other times, it is grouped together with the final stage of alchemy, rubedo. In The

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I Never Heard Him Cry

(Part 2: Putrefaction)

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Todd Phillips’ The Joker is a story about the alchemical Magnum Opus (the Great Work) undergone by the man known as Arthur Fleck.

Surprised? Let’s rewind a bit…

Because I have a curious mind and …