Shameless displacement activity (was pronouncing Neil Gaiman)

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Tue Nov 25 13:49:37 EST 2003


>It was my attempt - perhaps not wholly successful! - at a suitably Homeric
>epithet. Odysseus, as the inventor of the Trojan horse and many another
>devious stratagem, can claim to be wily through and through - therefore,
>'wile-dyed'.

Charlie, can I use this in class? I have to teach hypallage (among other 
rhetorical tropes), and this is a perfect example.

Robyn 
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