Re: HELP!--I need an analogy

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Sun, 18 Feb 1996 19:41:27 -0500

Elaine, Marge Piercy's HE, SHE AND IT is a terrific novel, don't you
think, and after you've finished describing the double-edged sword
hanging over each character, do you think you need another way of saying
"double-edged sword." This is such a graphic way of describing their
lives. Good luck on the course, which sounds unusual. Ruby Rohrlich

On Sun, 18 Feb 1996, Elaine Hills (UND) wrote:

> I'm in the process of writing a mid-term for my World Ideologies course..
> Surprise! Surprise! It's due tomorrow. Any way, I'm trying to make it a
> bit colorful and use an analogy for the situation that I mainly see in
> the novel it covers (_He, She and It_ by Marge Piercy), and that is that
> there is a double-edge sword no matter which way certain characters
> turn. What is another *colorful* way to say that there is a double-edge
> sword? Any suggestions would be great. If you get this message after
> today, please don't respond, I will already have thought of something--I
> hope!
> Thanks in advance,
> Elaine