From: "James Wynn"
Subject: Re: (urth) love apples Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2003 21:49:58 -0500 Marc said: > ...in Long Sun for those stupid tomatoes that Silk and Maytera > Rose have a disgusting battle of wills over. I've always thought that that > scene was far more important than I understood ... why else would we talk > about slices of food forever? I have presumed that because the tomato is called "the love apple" from the French "Pommes d'amour", the tomotoes Silk denied her were a metaphor for the love he denied her. Later he regretted it. But I have no confirmation that that is exactly what Wolfe had in mind. Crush --