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From: matthew.malthouse@guardian.co.uk
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 17:20:00 +0000
Subject: Re: (urth) Typhon's scene - (sorry - last time)

On 06/01/2003 16:21:56 Andrew Bollen wrote:

>Matthew wrote:
>> On 06/01/2003 13:56:24 maa32 wrote:
>> >Roy has a very fixed idea of the Typhon scene in mind - and I admit I
>> >guilty (all the time) of paraphrasing.
>> Which is unfortunate, the more so for those who might read posts
>> the text at hand.
>> >  Even in quotes.
>> But that is unforgivable.  To do so is duplicitous.
>> Matthew
>That's a bit harsh. Marc's paraphrase includes some paraphrased reported
>speech, so he puts it in quotes. It's not like he's faking up a reference
>something. Maybe it'd be helpful if he flagged it as a paraphrase, but
>not that big a deal, I think.

Marc ascribed to Typhon words that are not in the text.

The use of quotation marks is conventionally to indicate a direct

Unless you propose that we abandon the conventions what was presented to
us was an interpretation apparently textually supported but for which in
reality no such text exists.



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