Thursday, 8 May 2008

Staring Pachyderms

Elephants are amazing (and amazing-looking) animals; when you look at their faces, their eyes are quite beautiful. Perhaps this is why the elephant eye is such a common book cover image, for elephants real and metaphorical.

Even when the elephant in question has, as the title suggests, vanished, the close-up-on-the-eye meme still persists.

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