Fri May 21, 2010 6:43 pm Post
Sat May 22, 2010 4:51 am Post
‘Why should a sequence of words be anything but a pleasure?’
It seems clear that they are there as much for the music they make, for the trance pattern they are a part of, as for any new advance they make to the content of the text.
but, really, on no plausible interpretation is Stein asserting that every [sequence of words --edit for v-k] is a pleasure
Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:58 am Post
Sat Aug 07, 2010 4:12 am Post
vic-k wrote:The following sentence, credited to Gertrude Stein, oozes ambiguity from where I`m sitting. For the life of me, I can`t find an explanation by Stein, as to what she actually meant: ‘Why should a sequence of words be anything but a pleasure?’
Could any of Scriv`s illustrious scriobhneiors offer assistance?
Sat Aug 07, 2010 7:58 pm Post
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