You may have noticed the sound of a song sung in Chinese.
Whose voice was it?
What was the singing person doing while singing? Was she focusing on communicating/projecting out something through her song or was it just an almost involuntary activity accompanying a more deliberate one?
Who was she? How old was she? What was she wearing?
What was her relation to the main character – was she his mother, lover, nanny, granny, sister, neighbour, friend, or someone else still?
Does the song represent something well-known and comforting? Or fascinating new? Affectionate or seductive? Or does it bring to mind an altogether different quality?
What makes you think this way? Does it remind you of any experiences or impressions in your own life? Have you ever been singing knowing that someone can hear you but not see you? Have you ever been captivated or tantalised by someone else’s singing?
The song’s lyrics were in Chinese. What do you imagine their meaning was?
Try to consider an alternative story about the unseen person – imagine she is different in age and motivation; that she is unknown or known to the main character in a different capacity.
What impression did the singing make on the other characters in the scene?
What impression did it make on you?
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The path you chose to follow during your VR journey may suggest that you are sensitive to one of the most challenging of human emotions: jealousy – that of others, as well as your own. You may know its true colours and be quick to realize when it is being played out in any human scenarios. You can remain sensitive to any shifts in triangular dynamics e.g. when two people grow closer than the third party is with either of them.
The elements that captured you attention during your VR journey may point to your sensitivity, curiosity and openness to the world around you, which can captivate you without demanding answers. You can be capable of appreciating beauty and contemplating unknowingness and staying open to experience without the need for an immediate closure.