NABOKV-L post 0007093, Fri, 15 Nov 2002 16:49:59 -0800

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Fw: Fw: reply to Jennifer re Hazel's roommate PALE FIRE
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From: "Jerry Friedman" <jerry_friedman@yahoo.com>
To: "Vladimir Nabokov Forum" <NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU>
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> > From: Carolyn Kunin
> > To: Vladimir Nabokov Forum
> > Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 4:49 PM
> > Subject: reply to Jennifer re roommate
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> > Hazel 's roommate is either a rare Nabokov error, or Shade caught in a
> > prevarication.
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> A third possibility is that Hazel lived away from home, in a dorm or an
> apartment, for some time before moving back in with her parents. It seems
> quite natural to me for a college student to want to live in a dorm even
> if her parents live in the same town, and not at all surprising for her
> parents to encourage or even insist that she do so.
>
> Jerry Friedman
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