DWJ: Howl's Moving Castle question
hallieod at indigo.ie
Fri Mar 8 12:34:49 EST 2002
> --- lpuszcz at uoft02.utoledo.edu wrote: > >
>> I'm not sure if I am just incredibly obtuse or not,
>> but in the past i had
>> always interepreted that to mean she was blaming
>> herself for having
>> created the charm in the suit, but on my last
>> re-read it occurred to me
>> that she could be admitting her feelings about Howl
>> here too--that she was
>> caught by the charms in the suit like many other
>> women had been.
>I *definitely* think that that is what she means there
I agree too.
>- she is annoyed that she is basically hoist with her
>own petard. However, I can't remember what she is
>saying about the blue suit in that bit - is it that
>the charm on the blue suit worked too, and therefore
>she must be a witch?
Or that she felt the same way about him even when he wore the other suit?
>I think at that point in the
>story she is pretty much fighting with several
>realisations all at once, poor thing!
:) So lucky I can't make weed-killer like that some days!
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