knot in the shipping news


The Shipping News Knots

a: A knot in the shipping news ~
b: The Way people relate to each other

What: "The Shipping News's" knots are like the way people related to each other. As mentioned in the Wiki article , Quoyle is a knot that lies on a ship's deck so that it can be walked on. But the book also presents a variety of other knots, that are symbolic of the way people can relate to each other. Maybe that's a theme of the book. You may be a Quolyle, but there are other knots available.

Writer: LucretaiGermanica
Date: Nov 13 2011 1:37 PM

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