In "Heaven Sent", at the beginning

when he is in the bedroom and the thing lurches up to him, he says "when i was a very little boy there was an old lady that died "pop" they covered her in veils, but it was a hot sunny day and the flies came, so who's been stealing my nightmares" why make the pop sound?.

Is it a saying or an old time gesture of some sort? It just seems strange to be put in for no reason. I want to know if there is something I'm just not getting.


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I think that the sound is put in to indicate the suddenness of the event in his mind. It's the same way that people will say things like "I was confused and then POW it hit me."

  • yeah i thought that but then today someone asked me and i said that but then you know when u have a little self doubt thinking " was i right? " or could it be a olden gesture of some sort
    – daniel
    Jan 12, 2016 at 20:44
  • @daniel: Not that I could find. :) Do you find the answer acceptable?
    – FuzzyBoots
    Jan 15, 2016 at 17:55

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