Question: "High" concepts in Fantasy

Robyn Starkey rohina at
Thu Feb 27 15:35:55 EST 2003

Melissa said:
>For my part, I've never found "low" very useful, probably because it sounds
>negative to me.  Though oddly I don't have the opposite reaction to "high,"
>so who knows what that means.

I think this is because of how it is used with humour and other literary 
concepts. "Low" means fart jokes. So, by extension, surely low fantasy is 
early Terry Pratchett.


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