poll which is far too full of washing

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at Proffitt.com
Thu Sep 9 22:26:12 EDT 1999

On Thu, 9 Sep 1999 09:10:04 -0400 (EDT), deborah wrote:

>I'd like to ask folks' opinions about the style of the Howl's
>Moving Castle table of contents:
>  Chapter 1: In which Sophie talks to hats
>  etc...
>Did the "In which" style conjure up any specific images for you?
>Any particular books?  Particular genre or age?  Was it
>completely unfamiliar?  How did you react to it?
>I want to know your original reactions, so no fair seeing someone
>else's response and claiming it as your own.  <grin>

_Howl's Moving Castle_ was the first instance I can remember that I noticed
this style.  So when I encountered it in Dumas, and Steven Brust's Phoenix
Guards novels, and other places, *they* reminded me of *Howl* even though
other books came first.

Melissa Proffitt
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