[Milton-L] A Twist on the Eve Motif?

jsavoie at siue.edu jsavoie at siue.edu
Sat Jan 11 12:20:11 EST 2014


And figs.

Quoting Hannibal Hamlin <hamlin.hannibal at gmail.com>:

> Peaches always seem right to me. Apples have settled in as the traditional
> interpretation, but as many of you likely know there were other candidates
> among early exegetes, including grapes. There's something cheeky about a
> peach, though, with that little cleft and all that fuzziness. The taste is
> also something to die for.
>
> Hannibal
>
>
>
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> On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 5:38 PM, Horace Jeffery Hodges <
> horacejeffery at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > The fruit does look odd, but I checked and made sure that they are peaches.
> >
> > Jeffery Hodges
> >
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> > Seoul, South Korea
> >
> >
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> > Beer*)
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> >
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> >  (*The Bottomless Bottle of Beer*)
> >
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> >
> >
> > Doctoral Thesis: "Food as Synecdoche in the Gospel of John and Gnostic
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> >
> >
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> > On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 7:33 AM, Carol Barton, Ph.D., CPCM <
> > cbartonphd1 at verizon.net> wrote:
> >
> >>  I'm not so sure those are peaches, either--they look more like little
> >> pumpkins (which, granted, don't grow on trees)--but then, violins wouldn't
> >> have been lying in the grass, either--not even broken ones. And Eve
> >> wouldn't have looked so common before she bit into the Fruit.
> >>
> >> All in all, pretty bizarre.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>  *From:* Nancy Charlton <charltonwordorder1 at gmail.com>
> >> *Sent:* Friday, January 10, 2014 5:21 PM
> >> *To:* John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> >> *Subject:* Re: [Milton-L] A Twist on the Eve Motif?
> >>
> >> If Eve were wearing a slip, it probably wouldn't so tatty!
> >>
> >> Nancy Charlton
> >>
> >> On Friday, January 10, 2014, Horace Jeffery Hodges wrote:
> >>
> >>>  Eve clothed (sort of) and just biting a peach from which music winds
> >>> serpentine up into the nearby peach tree . . .
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
>
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152076101393405&set=gm.614995805202891&type=1&theater
> >>>
> >>> Jeffery Hodges
> >>>
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