Posted by KathleenB/MR on August 21, 1998 at 15:10:14:
In response to I sense a challenge!, written by Erin L /MR on August 21, 1998 at 15:07:59
] ...but the uncivilized manner of the characters in WH makes for a much more intresting and thought provoking novel.
...don't you see that trying to compare the two in terms of which is the more "interesting" is akin to comparing apples and oranges?...
I agree - and why should the "uncivilised" characters make the book more interesting and thought-provoking? IMHO they represent two different ways of examining human nature - either stripping away or bringing to our attention the "restraints" of civilisation.
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