RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V4 #100

From: Kate Derie ( cluelass@cluelass.com)
Date: 21 Feb 2002

On 2002.02.21 11:59 AM, Kerry < gsp.schoo@skylinc.net> wrote:

> Wouldn't the doppleganger myth be an attempt by all of us to share in the
> mystery of identity and individuality experienced by identical twins? As a
> literary device it affords the opportunity to compare and contrast. Or have
> I missed the point altogether?

Kerry's mention of twins brought this to mind: George, you might want to take a look at the film "Twin Falls, Idaho," a 1999 indy flick that explores the psyche of a pair of conjoined twins. Now *that's* a doppelganger. (And it's a fascinating noirish but not really crime-related film.)

Kate Derie
Creator of the ClueLass HomePage, http://www.cluelass.com
Editor of the Deadly Directory, http://www.deadlyserious.com

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