[percy-l] lancelot

Wade Riddick wriddick at usa.net
Tue Feb 23 00:19:38 EST 2010

>Thanks, Rhonda. Yeah, I told him (my student) there is a Hamlet theme
>("old mole") in one of his books, either LG or SC. The Hamlet motif is
>interesting, in the father/son thing. Obviously, Hamlet's father didn't
>commit suicide, but Percy's did. That "old mole" reference is
>interesting on several levels.

Is there a statement here about the suicidal costs of vengeance?  A debate
Lancelot's having with himself that maybe, "I must be cruel only to be

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