See Grimm’s “Bear Skin,” “Iron Hans,” or “Snow White and Rose Red”
1.] treatment of light as object; of value/of talent
The hero-boy that is. Folding light (as a cloth) into a pocket. As a gesture of safe-keeping. For later use.
2.] handling of light/manipulation of light
3.] expressed in values of 3: 3, 6, 9, 12 — but no more than a page
4.] Jack—Jack Rabbit—trickster: game warden (Alec) / controller of Nature, open to Nature
Jack of all trades
5.] confronted by Strife > Old Man Strife
• source of major conflict
• the one who knotted the lives of Grackle, She-Bear, & Fox
Old Man Strife .:name as folktale epithet/allegory
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Wasteful day. Mumbling hours. Trapped myself within the labyrinth of internet pages and links—leading from trivial information to additional trivialities—
• Reworking previous concepts of epiphanies. Scrounging around in attic trunks for representation of the central figure (Boy-Hero / Avery / Brendan. As in the past journal entries.