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From: Alex David Groce <Alex_Groce@gs246.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) 3rd person authors
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2001 21:11:48 

Shiela Herndon wrote:

> I was just wondering if it could be possible that the kids *did*
> write those sections - but, in fact, not as stylishly as we're
> reading them. and the reason they're as stylish as we're reading
> them is becuase the story of Horn has turned into a religious text,
> and has been "intepreted" over the years by better writers? (Though,
> I guess not a good explanation for Pig's h'ears.)

Well, it leaves a lot to be desired as an explanation (since Hoof's
section is so different) but even though these kids haven't had a
strong literary education, Hoof and Hide were raised by (and Daisy
taught by one of) the authors of _The Book of Silk_.

"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." John 8:32
Alex David Groce (agroce+@cs.cmu.edu)
Ph.D. Student, Carnegie Mellon University - Computer Science Department
8112 Wean Hall (412)-268-3066

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