Castor and Pollux

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Castor and Pollux

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth the twin sons of Leda: Pollux was fathered by Zeus, Castor by the mortal Tyndareus. After Castor's death, Pollux spent half his days with his half-brother in Hades and half with the gods in Olympus

Cas′tor and Pol′lux


n.pl.
(in Greek myth) twin sons of Leda and brothers of Helen, famous for their fraternal affection and regarded as the protectors of persons at sea; the Dioscuri.
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O'Toole's chapter on "The New Woman and the Boy" also suggests, for instance, that novels like Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins and Katherine Cecil Thurston's Max, which feature women who assume male identities, "open portals into radical territories of sexual and social identity.
These heavenly twins are not identical, but do share some of the most splendid deep-sky objects.
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Chapter 1 analyzes the ways in which Sarah Grand and Thomas Hardy incorporate feminist consciousness into their novels by depicting the internal perspectives of female characters in The Heavenly Twins (1893), The Beth Book (1898), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895).
St John, 14:1 YOU'VE heard about the heavenly twins.
Instead of listing, as originally intended, "every book and article including 'New Woman' in its text, without regard for date," she has made exclusions for reasons of expediency--for instance, choosing a debate between pro- and anti-feminists in 1894 as the first official appearance of the term, and leaving out such essential works as Olive Schreiner's The Story of an African Farm (1883) and Sarah Grand s The Heavenly Twins (1893), which are generally considered by scholars to be the first examples of New Woman fiction.
Born under the heavenly Twins, you often feel restless but your charm and humour make you an appealing person to know.
Despite this, it should still be fairly easy to spot alongside Heavenly Twins, Castor and Pollux in Gemini.
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Ann Heilmann submits a convincing study entitled "Narrating the Hysteric: Fin-de-Siecle Medical Discourse and Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins (1893)" that responds to the conflicting discourses around hysteria, suggesting that New Women writers such as Sarah Grand wrote their novels to contest and complicate Freudian psychoanalytic discourses around hysteria, trying to resituate it as a sign of failed rebellion, not simply madness.
Two gerbils called Castor and Pollox, the heavenly twins.
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