Annotated Edition and More
Posted by Cassia on October 29, 1997 at 14:51:11:
In response to Machine Man, written by Stolzi on October 29, 1997 at 10:28:43
] ] Also, does anyone know what "while this machine is to me" means?
] It's a quote from Hamlet. Hamlet writes a letter to Ophelia which is read aloud by someone (Polonius?) and the closing is, "Yours, while this machine is to him, Hamlet." He means "as long as I have this body."
There's also a play called Hamet Machine. It is excellant, give it a try if someone produces it near you.
] (Boy, do you suppose a thoroughly annotated edition of Possession will ever come forth? I could learn a lot!)
An annoted version is a possiblity since the novel is being taught so frequently.
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