[LMB] Great lines & extended metaphors

Louann Miller louann_m at yahoo.com
Thu, 7 Feb 2002 11:35:20 -0800 (PST)

--- "Marty L. Adkins" <adkinslawfirm at mindspring.com> wrote:

> One of my favorite things Lois does is the way she uses extended food 
> metaphors for Mark.  I especially noticed it in ACC.  In a conversation 
> with Kareen, when it wasn't going his way, Mark thinks "there was no
> food there" about the futility of arguing further. 

I remember the line, but I parsed it a bit differently. I thought that the
idea of conflict with Kareen was scaring Mark. Therefore he lost his grip
on Gorge a little, therefore he wanted food, and he was reminding himself
"no food here" in an attempt to get Gorge back in line.


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