[LMB] An ACC question
mmegaera at nwlink.com
Wed Aug 26 18:24:35 BST 2009
> what does anyone else think of this counterpoint? Dramatically, does it
> work for you?
It does, but then I have a very strong visual image of the whole bug butter
fight scene in my head, which I suspect helps. I like the cutting back and
forth, too. And the description of Roic <g>.
The last bit, in the foyer of Vorkosigan House, where Miles shuts up the
entire crowd with his presence (as opposed to his showing up, if that makes
any sense) reminds me very strongly of the ending of one of my favorite
comic movies, What's Up, Doc? where everyone is in the courtroom babbling,
and the judge cuts through it all, and Barbra Streisand looks up from where
she's been hiding and says, "Daddy?"
I don't normally like slapstick (which the conclusions of these scenes
isn't, really), but both of these scenes work for me. In spades.
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