(urth) golden Severa etc.

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Wed May 17 14:29:59 PDT 2006

On Wed, 17 May 2006, b sharp wrote:

> The inspiration for Jolenta has been postulated to be Marilyn Monroe.  I
> would like to propose another semi-serious possiblity (and please excuse my
> irreverence) that being Gilligan's Island.  Is this a tv show known outside
> the USA? The time frame is right for a Wolfe inspiration.....
> On this island we have two castaway women: 1. Tall, busty, jeweled, painted,
> vain, selfish, manipulative, stupid, red headed actress Ginger. 2. Smaller,
> sweet, innocent and ultimately more desireable Mary Ann (okay, dark haired
> but otherwise..).  I really do think the Ginger-Jolenta similarity is
> striking.
> So Sev is Gilligan, the Skipper is Baldanders and...sorry, sorry, nevermind
> ;).

If you read through the archives (somewhere in 1999), you will find
Gilligan's Island has previously come up, in a sterling example of
practical hermeneutics...

David Duffy.

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