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From: "Jim Henley" <jlhenley@erols.com>
Subject: RE: (urth) Borges and Vance
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 23:38:26 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: urth-errors@lists.best.com [mailto:urth-errors@lists.best.com]On
> Behalf Of Michael Straight
> What I'm thinking of is that both narrators have a tendency to report
> extraordinary events in an almost casual way sometimes neglecting to go
> into detail about what we would consider the most interesting or unusual
> aspect of events.

Ah, but so much of the time, Latro has no standard by which to tell the
events are unusual, is the impression I get. He describes meeting, say, the
river god casually because for all he knows this sort of thing happens all
the time.


 "Here's a song that you can sing
       by which to do the measuring"
              -- Elvis Costello, "45"

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