Mats Norrman wrote:
>Michael Cooper <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>There is a suggestion of homosexuality in the Erlkonig, in the seduction
>>of the little boy...
>I wonder where you got that from. Of course interpretations are all ones
>own, which we prefer, but I lend more towards an interpretation thats says
>that the persons in "Erlkoenig" are just symbols, and it has nothing with
>homosexuality to do.
"Ich liebe dich, mich reizt deine schone Gestalt;
Und bist du nicht willig, so brauch ich Gewalt."
(I love thee, I'm aroused by thy beautiful form;
And be thou not willing, I'll take thee by storm.)?