Posted by Ayelet on December 12, 1997 at 06:48:43:
In response to The Letter, written by Ann on December 11, 1997 at 00:45:43
](Don't you love how we discuss this as if he were a real person who really did write the letter!)
What does it matter that he is a character in a book? To me, he is as real as any person actually ALIVE (the meaning of the word can be an object of an endless discussion) and I suspect that to many other people here as well (was it Jean Little who said, that when asked how "real" are her characters, she replied: "To me, they are more real than you are")
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