Clytie


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Clytie

ocean nymph, in love with Apollo, was changed into a heliotrope. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary]
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Their names were Isis, Amphitrite, Hebe, Pandora, Psyche, Thetis, Pomona, Daphne, Clytie, Galatea and Arethusa.
15) who with the lord Apollo and the Rivers have youths in their keeping -- to this charge Zeus appointed them -- Peitho, and Admete, and Ianthe, and Electra, and Doris, and Prymno, and Urania divine in form, Hippo, Clymene, Rhodea, and Callirrhoe, Zeuxo and Clytie, and Idyia, and Pasithoe, Plexaura, and Galaxaura, and lovely Dione, Melobosis and Thoe and handsome Polydora, Cerceis lovely of form, and soft eyed Pluto, Perseis, Ianeira, Acaste, Xanthe, Petraea the fair, Menestho, and Europa, Metis, and Eurynome, and Telesto saffron-clad, Chryseis and Asia and charming Calypso, Eudora, and Tyche, Amphirho, and Ocyrrhoe, and Styx who is the chiefest of them all.
Clytie was still in the house with the covers over her head.
More loving than Sutpen was, Judith and Clytie, Sutpen's black daughter, retrieve Charles Etienne Bon from New Orleans and raise him as a son, but, just as the mansion is boarded up and left to decay, so he flaunts his mixed blood and dies of disease, while his son Jim Bond degenerates into idiocy, yowling insanely when Clytie, to save Henry from Rosa, burns down the mansion.
As Peabody awaits the impending arrival of "the government man," he also dwells upon the fact that his wife, Clytie, is cuckolding him.
While in the figure of Clytie Sutpen domestic ironies and intimacies are compounded by blood ties--the slave as servant and sister--they remain thoroughly unmiscegenated in Dilsey, inscribed on her collapsing yet indomitable body in the famous opening scene of section four and recorded in practically every speech, gesture, or movement she makes in the novel.
And even though I promised myself I would not fall into the Quentin Compson trap Kreyling so ably illustrates, I think we do need to remember that if Thomas Sutpen built the House of Sutpen and passed his story on to others, it was Clytie, his part-white, part-black daughter, born into slavery, probably the most silent character in Absalom, Absalom
Indeed, for Rosa Coldfield Clytie is the most faithful child of Thomas Sutpen--a character possessing the strength of will to hold Rosa back from her own sister.
Whether Nancy in "That Evening Sun" or Welty's eponymous character Clytie in A Curtain of Green, these women find themselves in various forms of confinement and entrapment, and quite often their imprisonment is signified by the boundaries of the stories that enclose them and by the communities and readers who scrutinize them.
Members of the Orica Executive Team also joined the ceremony to celebrate the opening, including Richard Hoggard (Executive Global Head of Manufacturing), Ron Douglas (Executive Global Head Projects and Technology) and Clytie Dangar (Global Account Manager).