Monthly Archives: May 2011

Blog Post #7

On page. 174 of the interview there is a clear relationship to what Ellison is saying and the “Battle Royal” scene from chapter one.  “When I started writing, I knew that in both The Waste Land and Ulysses ancient myth … Continue reading

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Blog Post #6

Holbein’s painting “The Ambassadors” more clearly illustrates a relationship with the book after finishing James’ book.  Its hard to believe that the painting was done some 25 years before the book. Strether’s role as an ambassador is clearly not his … Continue reading

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Blog Post #5

In James “The Ambassadors” we are introduced to a story through the perspective of Strether.  Strether is a man who has not quite lived up to his potential and is seeking Waymarsh in Europe.  I feel that these two men … Continue reading

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