Metaphoric Titles

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Order M. Butterfly 'My wife, Ophelia, thought MONSIEUR BUTTERFLY too obvious a title, and suggested I abbreviate it in the French fashion. Hence, M. BUTTERFLY, far more mysterious and ambiguous, was the result.'

-- David Henry Hwang






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