Posted by AnneM on December 22, 1997 at 21:15:24:
In response to Hilli-ho, Dick! Chirrup, Ebenezer!, written by Stolzi on December 21, 1997 at 17:06:52
I've had two trains of thought. Either he was in a big hurry to meet his deadline, or he wanted to give this story a dreamlike quality. The blurring of time, the confusion of reality, does this. \
The spirit of Christmas past almost sounds like a fairy. The green robe goes with the greenery of Christmas present. Maybe?
My old paperback has several other Victorian Fairy stories. What an odd time! (Like the 1990's are normal;-))!!
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