NABOKV-L post 0012506, Wed, 29 Mar 2006 21:08:24 -0800

Aunt Maud
a bit more about scrape book:

Aunt Maud's scrape book starts on May 10th (DN birthday) and ends on March 28th - VD (death).
Kinbote says in his commentary to Lines 86-90 that " her death, Hazel (born 1934) was not exactly a 'baby' as implied in line 90." Well, 1934 is the year of DN's birth.
Death and birth combination twice and both connected with Aunt Maud.
Maybe it is too much for a minor character? Or maybe she is not minor then.
I wonder if somebody could give a suggestion.
Vladimir Mylnikov

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