matthew.keeley.1 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 14:55:54 PDT 2009
On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 5:43 PM, Stephen Hoy <stephenhoy at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Cassie: "I wish we could be friends."
> B-R girl: "I've got three friends...Rita, Amber, and Christabelle."
> - p28
> First things first, why does Wolfe set a scene at a Baskin-Robbins? Does it
> have something to do with the company's 31 flavors? Maybe it's an allusion
> to Messier 31, the Andromeda galaxy.
> Second, why mention these three friends? Maybe they have something in common
> that pertains to Wolfe's plan for AEG.
> If we continue along the same theme of altered perceptions, the name 'Rita'
> suggests the character of Rita/Camilla in David Lynch's "Mulholland Drive."
> Cassie shares some interesting aspects with one of the actresses in this
> film, including responsibility for the death of at least one of the other
The saint's life seems thematically relevant to AEG: Her love turns a
bad man into a good one.
What's this about R's little brother in AEG? I don't have the book on me here.
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