Re: The Flea

Pat Courts (courts@AIT.FREDONIA.EDU)
Wed, 16 Oct 1996 16:44:53 +0100

Darlene, I thank you. And so does Danny Kaye.

>> > >I do think that this medium however *has the potential* for making
>> > >ideas, positions, motives, etc. visible.
>> > > Well, this assumes that what's *not* said is meaningless!
>> > No, it assumes that it's not visible. What's not said does have
>> > meaning, of course. But, the meaning of the "not said" must be
>> > inferred because it is not visible.
>> It must be inferred if it's visible, too. It _always_ has to be
>> inferred (even when it's said).
>The flagon with the dragon
>has the pellet with the poison;
>The vessel with the pestle
>has the brew that is true.


Patrick L. Courts
Department of English
State University College at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
716-672-5768 (home)