POTD question...

Wed Jan 22 13:02:28 PST 2003

On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Chris Turkel wrote:

> On Wednesday, January 22, 2003, at 03:40 PM, lazarus wrote:

> You are correct and a lot of writers miss this point. A good example is
> Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time" books. Ten volumes, I don't think a
> name is repeated once. Its like everyone on the planet has a unique
> name.

Homer, without the advantage of having read Jordan, already knew not to
fall into this trap - there are two Ajaxes in the Iliad.  On the other
hand I could never keep them straight.

- Philip