Final Word

June 16, 1995

This week's Final Word comes from an author whose work reflected what the footman saw:

"Ah! Vanitas Vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied? - Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out."

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland , is C. Ramazanoglu of Goldsmiths College, London.

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