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Sailor Twain
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Created: 05/04/14

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cathyk

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Symbolism

When I first saw Twain's wife, I thought the mermaid was certainly a product of his imagination as a way to deal with his wife's infirmity. His wife in the wheelchair wrapped in a blanket from the waist down was like the mermaid whose lower body was also "wrapped" -- and unavailable for sexual contact.


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