Meaning of "Queen Mab"
Posted by Kelley on November 05, 1997 at 13:27:08:
In response to This business of Queen Mab: An Early Warning Signal? , written by Carl W. Goss on November 05, 1997 at 12:32:48
] Willoughby's gift to Marianne of Queen Mab is a clear
] breach of propriety, according to Regency custom. It is
] also a warning, which Marianne ignores, about possible defects in Willoughby's character.
It definitely reflects upon Willoughby. The name of the horse itself means "prostitute" according to Renaissance definitions. Strange that one should pick such a name for a young lady's gift.
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