Annotation - Chapter 17, Page 198
- (198:30) "if you put 1 figger on your right han and a nother on your lef the 1 wil go agenst the other some how some time"
The oldest or at least best-known tradition of religious puppetry is the Hindu, in particular the Balinese shadow plays. Epic clashes between "good" and "evil" are enacted by a single puppeteer, with the understanding (inherent in the myths themselves) that both sides are necessary and recurring figures who must act out their destinies. EB