(urth) Agilus and Agia

David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Mon May 6 19:50:32 PDT 2013

Female chicks are typically yellowy-white; males more brown. (If we're 
talking about chickens.) But who knows what color Wolfe thought it would 
mean to his readers. Presumably not white.

On 5/6/2013 10:02 PM, Lee Berman wrote:
>> Jeff Wilson: Chicks can be numerous colors:
> Well sure, but a google search for "baby chicks"
> produces images of golden chicks in large majority.
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1006&bih=681&q=chicks&oq=chicks&gs_l=img.3..0l10.1699.3578.0.3611.,or.r_qf.&bvm=bv.45960087,d.dmQ&fp=9f795c746bf69be2&biw=1006&bih=681
> Moreover we are dealing with a metaphor here, not
> the real world. Perhaps we can agree Wolfe was not
> using the chick metaphor to suggest Jolenta's pubic hair
> was in numerous colors?
>> but Sev mentions her red-gold hair looked brown justbefore.
> I don't remember this mention. Any chance you have the exact
> location of it? 		 	   		
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