We trade fluently in Superman-imagery. Someone utters the word “hero” and a red cape flaps across our mental window. Another who boasts his thesis is “bulletproof” might as well stamp a capital “S” on the first page. How did we all become so well-versed in a corpus none of us ever touched?
Grubgall, I recognize this is your first assignment, so I will try to be gentle. According to your file, your man is young, carnal, baptized, but with a Christian religiosity that is no more developed now than it was a decade ago. You complain that the shame he feels over recurring sins is as stale […]