(urth) Like a good Neighbor
António Pedro Marques
entonio at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 09:33:05 PST 2011
James Wynn wrote (21-11-2011 16:42):
> António Pedro Marques wrote:
>> David Stockhoff wrote (21-11-2011 15:25):
>>> Why do you think a death here harms the story?
>> I think the problem with Horn dying at this point is the consequence
> I absolutely see that. But I think we need go where the text is taking
> us. As I said, Horn dying and being resurrected is a mystery that we
> should discuss. WHETHER he dies and resurrects is pretty straightforward.
> Nothing is more undermining of Wolfe criticism than taking one of his
> stories and saying, "This is such-and-such kind of story." Wolfe is about
> subverting those expectations.
Oh, I'm all for that discussion. The only thing I'm not for - here as in
other other place - is positing some idea and then remain satisfied with the
positing itself, not exploring the consequences.
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