[percy-l] Lancelot the Jihadist

RHONDA MCDONNELL rhonda_mcdonnell at msn.com
Fri Jan 12 12:17:43 EST 2007


Thank you for your insightful comments. You often have a way of bringing 
clarity to a discussion.


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than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance"

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>From: Nikkibar at aol.com
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>CC: jamdi at bellsouth.net, marcus at loyno.edu
>Subject: Re: [percy-l] Lancelot the Jihadist
>Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 16:22:56 EST
>I would dissent from mr. Larson's view that Walker is speaking through
>Lancelot, a mistake that even learned critics have been making for years. 
>awlays puzzled Walker after the publication of the book with the same 
>Socrtes must have felt as they passed him the hemlock.
>"Don't folks know irony when they see it?" opined WP. I would remeark that
>the reasson for the mistake is that there is something so appealing in the 
>character that put s the reader on his side despite his nihilism in the
>latter passages of the book.
>Walker was by my personal observation of him, much taken with the Vatican 
>changes at a time when lots of RCs in Covington were not. I  mean to check
>these observations with others and supplement this hereafter.
>Nikki Barranger

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