On dreams


As in a dream, the pursuer never succeeds in catching up with the fugitive whom he is after, and the fugitive likewise cannot ever clearly escape his pursuer;  so Achilles that day did not succeed in attaining Hector, and Hector was not able to escape him definitely.

A line from Iliad. For more on this, check out John Storey‘s book, Cultural theory and popular culture: A reader, on Google Books.

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