[DWJ] Titles (was London Meet)

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Tue Jun 13 09:30:45 EDT 2006


On Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at 07:00 AM, deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Rowland, Jennifer A B wrote:
> |(though yes, I do find the climax to Tam Lin isn't as... climaxy... as
> |DWJ's fast-paced endings.) Actually, having been to a farce this week,
> |maybe DWJ's endings are quite like that- setup, setup, setup, moving
> |faster and faster until it's wound up as hard as it can get and
> |everything has to explode at once. Then maybe one more scene to tidy 
> up
> |the loose ends and you're out of the theatre with your head buzzing.
>
> You know, farce is an excellent description for DWJ's wind up,
> wind up, and then the whole cast of characters appears at once and
> all the mistaken/hidden identites are revealed.  That's pretty
> much the right comic style, right?  And it happens even in her
> more serious books, such as F&H.

Farce is an excellent description of the end of Hamlet, too.
All those bodies all over the place ....


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