Outcall: pre-bookings only! no short notice available!
You must be logged in to view this content. Please click the button below to log in.Login
Click on a text link or thumbnail to open more information or images in the right-hand frame. Bold numbered links to annotations e. Described by Lowry as "the fateful, the magic, the lucky good-bad number" ['LJC', 77; Lowry would have approved the pagination]. Lowry speaks of "the passion for order even in the smallest things that exist in the universe: 7 too is the number on the horse that will kill Yvonne and 7 the hour when the Consul will die. The septenary is the sacred number in all theogonies and in all symbols, because it is composed of the triad and the tetrad. The number seven represents magical power in all its fulness; it is the mind reinforced by all elementary potencies; it is the soul served by Nature. In this chapter as a similar list in Blue Voyage puts it  , the Consul, his equilibrium upset, finds everything "at sixes and sevens". Influence only shows in delirium passage, which was added after reading it in order to beat it at its own game.
Refworks Account Login. Open Collections. UBC Theses and Dissertations. Featured Collection. I further agree that permission for extensive copying of this thesis for scholarly purposes may be granted by the head of my department or by his or her representatives.