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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Sunday March 22, 2009

Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:00 AM
The Storyteller

in Chance

(continued from
last night)


Short Story:

Lotteries Saturday,
March 21, 2009:
PA midday 411 evening 332
NY midday 049 evening 913

“… we tell ourselves that
 the old-fashioned question
 ‘Who is the protagonist?’
  is a meaningless one.”

Wayne C. Booth, p. 346 in
The Rhetoric of Fiction (1961),
as quoted by Paul Wake in
The Storyteller in Chance


“I argue that Sophocles did not intend to present either Antigone or Creon as the hero/heroine for his tragic play, as Hegel, Kierkegaard, and others stipulate. Rather, Sophocles presents the Chorus and the Watchman as the true heroic figures.”

–“A Burkean Reading of the Antigone: Comical and Choral Transcendence,” by Rebecca McCarthy, Kaplan University

Ride a painted pony
let the spinning
wheel spin
.

— Quoted here
 on 4/11, 2008

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