Her mistress speaks.) 'I hate the Lady Angelica. Her life stands between me and the joy of my heart.
the Lady Angelica must die--and I must not be suspected.
was greatly addicted to The Princess .
Like all Angelicas, it has a fleshy, fluted, hollow stem with celery-like leaves that are topped by large umbels of green/white flowers.
Otherwise known as: Angelica polymorpha, Chinese Angelica
A psychologist could have a field day with a story like this, tracing Mother Angelicas excessive need for certainty back to her tumultuous upbringing.
The publisher insists the book is objective journalism, but clearly Arroyo--an employee of EWTN--is a fan of "Mother." What he attributes to divine providence--a $2 million check coming just when the network is teetering on the verge of bankruptcy, for example--could also be seen as the result of Mother Angelicas shrewd cultivation of millionaires.
That's how author Raymond Arroyo describes Mother Angelica, the subject of a book that's landed on several bestseller lists, including The New York Times'.
It stands at the exact physical center of the poem, it records the onset of Orlando's madness, it chronicles the transformation of the hero from paragon of chivalry to uomo selvaggio, and marks the end of Angelica's role as the "generative force in the poem's action."(1) Recent criticism has also dwelt upon the important meta-literary drama which plays itself out in this canto, for Orlando's madness is triggered by nothing other than a reading, itself precipitated by a series of amatory writings.
The writing is described in one key stanza in Canto 19, and it is given pride of place as the final episode in Angelica's story of requited love.