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Shakespeare Allusion
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2227  Tuesday, 25 November 2003

From:           Dan Smith <
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Date:           Monday, 24 Nov 2003 14:20:04 -0000
Subject: 14.2213 Shakespeare Allusion
Comment:        RE: SHK 14.2213 Shakespeare Allusion

>When the government was temporarily shut down, in last night's episode
>of The West Wing, a volunteer picks up trash in the west wing offices.
>Someone asks her her name, and she says it's Marina.  Asked where she
>was born, she says, "at sea."  I'm at sea as to why the show has this
>passing allusion to Pericles, but that's undoubtely what it is.

Perhaps she'll be kidnapped and appear in a brothel later?

Dan Smith

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