[Ads-l] allegory

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 9 16:47:44 EDT 2019


> I deny the allegory and I resent the alligator.
We didn't receive it - perhaps you needed more stamps.

On Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 3:08 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:
>
> I deny the allegory and I resent the alligator.
>
> > On Sep 8, 2019, at 3:00 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >
> > 2019
> > https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/review/2019/02/21/never-look-away-is-a-detached-and-arty-look-at-turbulent-times.html
> > :
> >
> > "Never Look Away is a sprawling allegory of the artistic impulse, arrayed
> > on the canvas of the Second World War and the rise and fall of the Nazis.
> >
> >
> > There's nothing symbolic or particularly metaphorical in this movie, highly
> > fictionalized from the life of the German artist Gerhard Richter. So
> > "allegory" seems to mean something like "interesting or provocative
> > dramatic representation."
> >
> > JL
> >
> > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
> >
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