[DWJ] Cart and Cwidder (was dalemark)

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Sun Jun 17 10:41:52 EDT 2007


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>It is also clear that he's uneasy about it, when Ganner reappears in
>Lenina's life, and he then has to test her, and is unsure what she will do:
>surely if he knew that she loved him for himself and not because she had
>been made to by magic, he wouldn't need to do that and if he did, he would
>be confident of her answer rather than anxious?

While I agree very strongly with your interpretation, I feel I have to
argue with this bit: people _do_ test each other, even when they have no
overt reason to doubt someone's love or loyalty. I think it's very
silly, but it most certainly happens.

Roger



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