[LMB] Miles' Self Image - an Interesting Analysis

Jason Bontrager jabrwok at mail.utexas.edu
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 15:24:36 -0600


"John W. Braue, III" wrote:

> I think that Ms. L. has only read the later books in the series --
> perhaps even only _Diplomatic Immunity_.
>
> It seems evident that Miles _has_ had problems with his self-image and
> identity,

We know from WA that he's attempted suicide due to unhappiness with his
physical problems.  I'd say that qualifies as 'self-image problems'.
True, that was when he was younger, and was coupled with sexual issues,
but the physical self-image was the root of the problem.

Jason B.