The only thing is .... sorry if this is immature, but... er...Geryon and his stick- is he, a.. homosexual? Let me know. Sara G and I want to know.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
I am a huge fan of Anne Carson. Upon opening the first page and reading the quote from Gertrude Stein, "I like the feeling of words doing as they want to do and as they have to do," I had shivers running down my spine. This book and I became fast friends; the sentences were dripping with strength from the voice of Anne. Although difficult to read, Carson paints a tremendous picture of Geryon's character and the troubled soul that is lurking inside of his monster body. I was confused at times and although I can interpret poetry pretty well, this was really difficult. I really enjoyed the mark of transition in character that Carson does when Geryon shifts into his creative realm.