Birds and Snakes
Posted by Karen R on April 22, 1998 at 16:24:07:
In response to Picturesque names, written by Kay on April 21, 1998 at 14:39:43
Now you're talking my language! ;-)
I love all the names Gibbons uses and was particularly noticing the number of snake and bird references. This reminded me so much of the reading I had done with Possession. Birds and snakes are featured prominently in Coleridge's work and typically represented struggles between good and evil.
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