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Misc. comments on C.J. Cherryh's writing



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>From: Jo Jaquinta <jaymin@maths.tcd.ie>
>Subject: Re: CherryhList -- Literary Exigiesis
>Date: Tue, 1 Jun 93 9:39:39 BST
(...) Also most information in Cherryh books is not from the Author-as-god viewpoint but rather from what the character sees/beleives. Different cultural perspectives give different views. This isn't necessarily applicable when considering such cut and dried things like # of crew.
> (I've just realised that I just did what I always hated in school,
> to take a text and dissect the words for meanings the author   
> probably never intended in such an insignificant place. :-) )
Ah, but are not Cherryh's texts gems in a coalfield? Each line lovingly constructed with thought and detail? Are they not worthy to be picked apart and examined for minutae? :-)
			Jo
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