Friday, December 31, 2021

Sophocles's 'A Christmas Story'

Amanda Lehr at McSweeney's Internet Tendency.

"TIME AND SCENE. A modest suburban home in Hohman, Indiana. The patriarch’s Leg Lamp—a major award for besting his opponents in a contest of words—dominates the façade; it illuminates the front window with a sacral glow.

"Many days have passed since Ralphie solved the Riddle of the Ovaltine, yet fate remains unyielding. ..."

See Sophocles, Plays, Great Books of the Western World (first edition, 52 Vol., 1952) volume 5, (second edition, 60 Vol., 1990) volume 4.

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