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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (urth) Free Live Free
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 10:23:23 

On Wed, 26 Jan 2000, William H. Ansley wrote:
> You know, if Jim Jordan is right, then Ozzie Barnes somehow embodies both
> Dorothy Gale and Popeye the Sailor simultaneously. It does seem like
> something Wolfe might do, doesn't it?

Except they're operating on different levels.  Ozzie calls himself Popeye
(because he has an eye that pops), humming the "strong to the finish"
song, calling his son "Swee' pea".  There's no sign that he thinks of
himself as Dorothy, though.


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