The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2227 Tuesday, 25 November 2003
From: Dan Smith <
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?
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook,
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>
DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.