The English translation likewise fails to convey an adequate impression of the original, particularly its symbolism. Whether the translator missed the symbolic nature of certain passages or opted for certain reasons to minimize these aspects, the fact remains that the symbolism is considerably less perceptible in the English version. An especially significant instance involves the title, which literally means "the devil's drooling," alluding to a term used in French. It refers to the early morning fog that resembles gossamer filaments and that also is called "threads of the virgin. Initially, he exists outside the incident to be narrated, that is, the story qua story his existence being prior to the events , but he will have a role in the incidents.
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Nothing pleases him more than to imagine exceptions to the rule, individuals outside the species, not-always-repugnant monsters. Dec 04, Is rated it liked it. Really interesting how the narration alternates between first and third person. The eponymous short story is sublime. Read this in Russian, obviously There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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