Re: RARA-AVIS: Types of noir (was Re: Pop. 1280)

Date: 28 Jul 2007

miker wrote:

"He was pretty slick at manipulating the Talkington detective."

As I said, I'm due for another reading of Pop 1280, but in general I don't see slick and psycho as mutually exclusive. Quite the opposite. Slick and manipulative are often the hallmarks of literary psycho and sociopaths.


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