[ilds] the L-shaped room

william godshalk godshawl at email.uc.edu
Wed May 30 16:53:56 PDT 2007

Conrad's L shaped room is in "The Secret Sharer." A naval architect 
took me that L shaped rooms go from rare to nonexistent on ships. My 
first teacher of Conrad suggested that the L stands for Life. Does 
the Summer Palace stand for Life?

W. L. Godshalk		*
Department of English         *
University of Cincinnati            Stellar disorder  *
Cincinnati OH 45221-0069      *

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