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Ah, the topsy turvy world of the wasteland
full of distortions!
CR


From: Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]>;
To: <[log in to unmask]>;
Subject: Tiresias
Sent: Wed, Oct 2, 2013 1:57:06 PM

How much of the legend of Tiresias is incorporated in TWL? He/she got into
trouble originally by striking two copulating snakes. But his/her real
downfall occurred by resolving a debate between Zeus & Hera; he sided with
Zeus, declaring that women had far more sexual pleasure than men. That seems
not to fit the case of the typist. He 'sides' with Antigone against Creon in
that play.

The  phrase "old man with wrinkled female dugs" seems discordant as well.
The sex changes were arranged by deity after all, & should not have been
ambiguous.
Carrol