Re: RARA-AVIS: Cat Noir

From: Marianne Macdonald (
Date: 14 Oct 2004

On Thursday, October 14, 2004, at 12:02 am, Bludis Jack wrote:

> Jim Winter says and asks:
> <<You have a cat story. The metaphor for the
> cat's life is his litter box. Every event in the story
> confirms that metaphor, either by the cat's
> skewed perspective or by forces acting against
> him. He dies in the pound at the end. Is this cat
> noir?>>
> It's not noir unless the cat takes some action to
> change his life and just keeps getting screwed up
> at every turn.
> Jack Bludis

And if you forget to change the cat litter and he uses your quilt instead, is that hard-boiled?

<recovering from TOR>


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