[DWJ] Sex/gender (was Any number of threads and... something
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Sat Apr 21 01:00:15 EDT 2007
On Fri, 20 Apr 2007 23:02:01 -0400 (EDT), deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:
>Maybe because I'm so tired, but I now have this wonderful image
>of characters actually made of language, the metaphor made real,
>ala the Mu Lan myth as I learned it in Kingston's _A Woman
>Warrior_. Doesn't this happen somewhere in DWJ? Paper people
>made out of spells, or something like that? Who go all soft and
>floppy in the rain?
>...No, I'm thinking of something else. What *is* that? It
>happens in one of the Edward Eager books, I think.
Sounds like _The Enchanted Castle_ by E. Nesbit, with stuffed-paper people
wished into life by the magic ring. But I am mentally exhausted enough that
the title (which is correct) sounded entirely wrong to me.
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