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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #60 on: June 09, 2010, 10:10:12 AM »
Interesting. Thanks.
From a western perspective the cloud dragons could be an indication of sailing into uncharted waters. On the ancient ocean charts anywhere unexplored or perilously near the edge of things was marked "Here be dragons". I'd say that both boys were about to enter a zone of exploration and potential danger. But of course they may also discover territory richer than their wildest dreams.  ;)

   Thank you - I'd never made that connection.  Very astute.
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #61 on: July 28, 2010, 09:46:41 AM »
It's a bit late in the game to mention this, so at the risk of repeating someone else, here goes.

Lureen is certainly wearing a lot of red when we first see her.  I thought it might symbolize aggression.  And it does match her car.  I don't remember if she's wearing lipstick.  That would seem odd at a rodeo.

And I'm adding another thought a few hours later.  The first time we see her, she matches the car.  The last time we see her, she matches the lamp.

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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #62 on: September 14, 2010, 08:54:26 AM »

Here's another theory about Lureen's red clothing.  Maybe it's a big STOP sign, as in don't marry this woman.

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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #63 on: November 20, 2010, 09:27:58 PM »
Janie-G, thank you for the fantastic dragons explanation. Finally makes sense after 4, no 5 f'ing years of wondering


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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #64 on: February 07, 2011, 02:15:57 PM »
It's a bit late in the game to mention this, so at the risk of repeating someone else, here goes.

Lureen is certainly wearing a lot of red when we first see her.  I thought it might symbolize aggression.  And it does match her car.  I don't remember if she's wearing lipstick.  That would seem odd at a rodeo.

And I'm adding another thought a few hours later.  The first time we see her, she matches the car.  The last time we see her, she matches the lamp.



   Wow - sorry I'm so late to respond to this, but I like it - from an active, get around lifestyle with forward gears and reverse with a lot of power to a stay at home location with only a simple on/off switch.  Talk about a figure hugging description!  Excellent, Marc.
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #65 on: February 18, 2011, 06:38:12 AM »
From Marc, 7.28.10:

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 The first time we see her, she matches the car.

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   Even down to the top down!!!
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #66 on: April 06, 2011, 09:45:36 AM »

That's good.  Of course, the car's top stays up, but the parallel is there.

It would have been a riot -- though too contrived -- if while they were rolling around in the car Lureen hit the switch that lowered the convertible top at the same time she's taking off her bra.

As i've said before, two beautiful people with four beautiful tits.

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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #67 on: April 07, 2011, 07:28:20 AM »
coulda done some on the ass though
That's good.  Of course, the car's top stays up, but the parallel is there.

It would have been a riot -- though too contrived -- if while they were rolling around in the car Lureen hit the switch that lowered the convertible top at the same time she's taking off her bra.

As i've said before, two beautiful people with four beautiful tits.

coulda done some on the ass though
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #68 on: April 18, 2011, 01:27:13 AM »
Been looking at snippets from musicals on Ytube.  Carousel.  Oklahoma.
Pulled up one from South Pacific.  Bali Hai.  Bloody Mary begins to sing to Lt. Cable.  
It is calling him.  It is his own special island.  You see him trembling in his longing.
I began to think of Jack and his longing those years in Childress for Ennis.  Ennis is a Gaelic word for island.
Come to me.  Come to me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81NROmUb7o0
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #69 on: April 18, 2011, 01:37:08 AM »


One dream in my heart,
One love to be livin' for,
One love to be livin' for
This nearly was mine.

One man for my dream,
One partner in paradise,
This promise of paradise
This nearly was mine
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #70 on: April 18, 2011, 01:56:41 AM »


Some enchanted evening
You may see a stranger,
you may see a stranger
Across a crowded room
And somehow you know,
You know even then
That somewhere you'll see him
Again and again.
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #71 on: April 18, 2011, 02:02:34 AM »


I wake in the loneliness of sunrise
when the deep purple heaven turns blue
And start to pray, as I pray each day, that I'll hear some word from you.
I lie in the loneliness of evening looking out on a silver flaked sea
And ask the moon, how soon, how soon, will my love appear to me?
Will my love appear to me?

"Loneliness of Evening"—sung by Emile in the original score but was cut before the first Broadway production.
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #72 on: April 18, 2011, 02:05:31 AM »


I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair,
I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair,
I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair,
And send him on his way.
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #73 on: May 03, 2011, 10:26:45 AM »
Tell me that nobody else saw Jack's first scenes alone with the sheep, those shots with the full moon and those midnight blue skies illuminating Jack and the sheep and didn't think that they were looking at Jack getting the blues...   Go ahead, tell me.
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Re: Symbolism & Imagery, II
« Reply #74 on: May 03, 2011, 10:30:08 AM »
Tell me that nobody else saw Jack's first scenes alone with the sheep, those shots with the full moon and those midnight blue skies illuminating Jack and the sheep and didn't think that they were looking at Jack getting the blues...   Go ahead, tell me.

Sorry, I didn't :D.  I saw him as isolated, thoughtful, but not unhappy.
There were only the two of them on the mountain flying in the euphoric, bitter air, looking down on the hawk's back and the crawling lights of vehicles on the plain below, suspended above ordinary affairs....