since Alison is off, and Candice is off, I will be off
too and I hope Anny will follow as well...
I am not going to meet David Haward since I have
already met hi, but I will meet John Ashberry...
I am going with him to the Bahamas to soak my sorrows
in the sunset.
--- Erminia Passannanti <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In perspective, languages open up to never ending
> explosions of lances of
> lights, activated by linguistic games/abuses,
> pronominal and adverbial
> combinations/recombinations, metonymic shifting,
> redondances, parenthetic dislocations.
> It is the emotional experience of the linguistic
> traveller the thing that
> transmutes the internal perspective into an external
> one, combining and
> activating the body of a dynamic language in
> continuous metamorphic
> process, sensible to the call for the present,
> contaminating itself with
> new situations, new possibilities.
> Allow me to extend my simile: a language is a
> daughter no male-
> dominating family can trust: she is never going to
> keep her virginity for
> the sake and pride of her father. She will happily
> compromise her hymen for
> her own sake and for the enjoyment and fulfilling
> which will come with it
> (foreign partners will always look more attractive,
> this is why la lingua
> e’ una troia: language is a whore). As Sanguineti
> has once stressed, poetic
> language cannot change the world but can change WITH
> the world
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