By Douglas Coupland
All households Are Psychotic is the 7th novel via Douglas Coupland, released in 2001. the radical is the fictitious tale of the dysfunctional Drummond family members and their adventures on a visit to determine their daughter's house commute release.
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The summer season, however, makes this multitude of actions not incredible. The nights, too, are not the nights of winter. If it had been cold, how could Hector have dared to spend the night by the Achaean ships? Nor would there have been any celebratory “sound of flutes and pipes”1 throughout the barbarian army. Warm bedding and camps are prepared when men go to war in winter: they do not have to campaign without shelter. Hector therefore would not have left the city where he was safely established and gone to station his army, unprotected, by the sea.
1. See below, chs. 76–79. 2. By “technical” in this context Heraclitus means “grammatical”; he gives a standard definition (cf. 193 Spengel; Lausberg 1998, sec. 895), and points out that the word itself displays its meaning (etumôs). 3. Frg. 54 Bergk = 105 West. 4. , Alcaeus. 5. Frg. Z2 Page = 326 Lobel and Page; see Page (1955, 185–89). The allegory was imitated by Horace, Carm. 14; see Nisbet and Hubbard (1970, 179–81). 6. Protrekhousês indicates that the image precedes the explanation rather than following it; cf.
13 for pathesin in this sense. 4. Resp. 398A. 5. Frg. 229 Usener; see ch. , Asmis (1995, 16–22). 6. Od. 32 (Zeus speaking). 7. For Epicurus’s plagiarism of Homer, see Sextus Empiricus Against the Grammarians (= Math. 1) 273 with David Blank (1997, 290). -Plutarch, Vit. heraclitus: 8 HOMERIC PROBLEMS e)ce/stai le/gein. 1 Nuniì d' a)nagkaiÍon iãswj mikra\ kaiì su/ntoma periì th=j a)llhgori¿aj texnologh=sai: sxedo\n ga\r au)to\ touÃnoma kaiì li¿an e)tu/mwj ei)rhme/non e)le/gxei th\n du/namin au)th=j.
All Families are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland