(urth) fifth head owlet- wolf
marcaramini at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 2 06:41:28 PDT 2013
And then there are little comments like, don't ask me how big children are. I wonder if anybody except gene has ever really "gotten" this work for sure. So tricksy. His symbolism is simultaneously the subtlest and at the same time the most heavy handed and pervasive in science fiction.
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On Apr 2, 2013, at 6:19 AM, David Stockhoff <dstockhoff at verizon.net> wrote:
> I also note that this novella is called "A Story" and need not be "real" to the degree the others are. Its perspective is basically impossible---godlike, if you will, or authorial---and you can read it like a Wolfean gloss on the other two novellas, that happens to be attached to a character/author.
> On 4/2/2013 9:08 AM, Marc Aramini wrote:
>> And the tiny things that swim in the blood that switch the perspectives of Sandwalker and eastwind further point to this.
>> I still think the adult form is a transformed larva, though, but neat stuff in both species life cycles going on here for sure.
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>> On Apr 2, 2013, at 6:02 AM, Marc Aramini <marcaramini at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> And them riding the marsh men through the eyes finally makes sense of that connection - the shadow child takes the Marsch man.
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