By Peter Turchi
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My mother was very close to her parents, so she found herself caught between a young, hot-tempered husband and a quiet, frowning father. The appropriately named card game provided a way for her to bring her husband and her parents together and allowed them hours of casual conversation, week after week. The result was an intimacy that might otherwise have been impossible. By her own admission, our mother wasn’t very good at cards, and the long days of working and taking care of two children sometimes had her nodding off mid-hand, spilling clubs and hearts onto the table.
While it became an enormous commercial success, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a very unusual western. The opening of the film had to prepare viewers for a story that portrays outlaws as heroes, despite the fact that they spend most of the movie running from the law, all the way to Bolivia, where they are murdered. Among other things, the screenwriter, William Goldman, had to convey that the two men are very well known by reputation, and feared; yet he also had to indicate that their time is ending, and to prepare the audience to accept the fact that the main characters would die in the final scene.
SPANISH MAGICIAN JUAN TAMARIZ The word “magic” is commonly used to refer both to a ritualized performance with a long history (the ancient Greeks wrote about magi, or magicians) and, more vaguely, to something transcendent that the speaker either can’t or would rather not explain (“That night in Venice was magic, just plain magic”). The history of magic is richly populated with scientists and mathematicians, inventors and entertainers, gamblers, thieves, and con men. Professional magicians tend not to refer to what they do as “tricks,” since that implies gimmickry—a trap door, a hollow pencil, a coin with a hole drilled through its center.
A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic by Peter Turchi