OT: McKinley

meparks at mtholyoke.edu meparks at mtholyoke.edu
Thu Feb 19 12:52:39 EST 2004

> Melissa:
> >Oh, and near the beginning there's a reference to the Beauty and the Beast
> >story (and I suppose you could see this as yet another retread, though not
> >as obvious) that I meant to post for Hallie's delectation, and then I went
> >and returned the book so I can't quote it exactly.  It was something about
> >how Rae likes to retell that story in her own way, making the Beast
> clearly
> >sympathetic, because nobody ever gets him right.  My resolve to write a
> >story in which the Beast is an abusive monomaniacal pity-fiend is growing.

I wouldn't mind seeing one in which Beauty is a gold-digger, either.


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