Places are people too?

Judith Ridge Judith.Ridge at det.nsw.edu.au
Thu Nov 18 21:30:33 EST 2004


On 19/11/04 10:55 AM, "Charles Butler" <hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk>
wrote:

> I don't find the idea of sentient landscapes, hills, etc half as odd as I
> probably ought to. Nor am I at all sure where metaphor stops and reality
> begins in such matters. Certainly people *feel* about places with all the
> passion (love, hate, or whatever) that they use for people: are they being
> irrational?
> 


I don't think it's odd or irrational at all; on the contrary, I think its
natural and commonplace--but I draw the line at marrying concrete walls ;-)

Judith
 

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