Posted by Kay on April 21, 1998 at 14:39:43:
One reason I enjoy reading the book is Gibbons' use of picturesque names. We have the "animal" names such as Starkadder, Lambsbreath, Beetle and "Mybug," and other descriptive names: Smiling and Murther (reminds me of Shakespeare) and of, course, Doom. And these are only the last names! The first names of many of the Starkadders and the Pioneers-O are a hoot, too.
I guess this is really a week for discussing preliminaries and side issues. The real story seems to start in chapter 8. I'll have trouble holding back until next week.
- Birds and Snakes Karen R 16:24:07 4/22/98 (0)
- names.. Kate 18:44:52 4/21/98 (1)
- ROTFLOL, Kate!!! (nfm) Laraine 11:07:27 4/22/98 (0)
- Gloom and Doom names Cheryl 17:41:55 4/21/98 (4)
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