02-21-2007 08:55 PM
Is that the only point of L.T.'s theory? (p. 343 PB)
Why does the story end with the narrator and Holly discussing L.T. and Lulubelle? What is it about their perspective that lends a greater truth to the story?
02-23-2007 05:11 PM
I think Lulu & L.T were drifting apart and were lonely within their marriage. Accordingly, they became closer to the pets - albeit (I just love that wordl ) each other's pet. But still, a companion. It's just a funny ironic twist that it wasn't their own pets that they looked to for companionship. Then again, maybe not. Cats seem to be identified more with females, while dogs are man's best friend. So maybe that had something to do with it. He went with the female feline & she went with the masculine dog.
As to Holly & the narrator, maybe a sense of realism...a man on the street view of something that's going on or something that happened. Everyone has a story about a friend who....
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