This piece suggests that although individuals can make decisions not to speak of difficult times in their lives, documents with the multiple relationships created through transtextuality can act as silent witnesses to these unspoken times.
"The Gen Book and Transtextuality,"
Proceedings from the Document Academy: Vol. 4
, Article 10.
Available at: https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/docam/vol4/iss1/10