[Ads-l] P.S. on "Fargone" vs. "Fargoed"

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Tue Jan 17 13:41:24 EST 2017


Slightly off-topic, and not making it as verbiage, but Robert Browning did it
earlier in _The Ring and the Book_.  There's also Laurence Durrell's _Alexandria
Quartet_.

R.

> 
>     On 17 January 2017 at 18:02 "MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM
> AMRDEC (US)" <william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:
> 
> 
>     Google also reveals examples of "Rashomoning".
> 
>     >
>     > Below is an instance of "Rashamoned" (from the movie "Rashomon" which
>     > depicts contradictory versions of reality), but it seems to be a
>     > rare example.
>     >
>     > http://www.metafilter.com/146620/Can-time-heal-these-wounds
>     >
>     > [Begin excerpt]
>     > I don't think there's actually an answer there. I mean, think about the
>     > difficulties we have with eyewitness testimony in general, then
>     > combine that with how much of an, for lack of a better word, "origin
>     > myth" this is to both of them. Both of them could have Rashamoned
>     > this so long ago that there's no way to ever really discover the
>     > objective truth especially past the emotional content.
>     > [End excerpt]
>     >
>     > Garson
>     >
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