Jennifer Toth in Mole People; Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City Chicago Review Press, 1993, reminds us of Franz Kafka's short story, The Burrow . See Nahum N. Glatzner ed., Franz Kafka, the Complete Stories (New York: Schocken Books, 1971), pp. 325-359.
Kafka's burrowing entity, we don't know whether it's a person, some super-conscious rodent, or Dostoevsky's voice from Notes from the Underground, goes on and on about the burrow he, she, or it has built.
The narrator says on p. 318,
My constant preoccupation with defensive measures involves a frequent alteration or modification, though within narrow limites, of my views on how the building can best be organized for that end.Go on and read the whole short story. Each sentence contains a whole world.
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