21 October 2009 @ 05:33 pm
Episode 1-01 COMING OR GOING..?  
I was commenting on the European marathon on episode 1-01, and I was beginning
To write my comment on “are you coming or going” when it hit me like a ton of bricks! Cowlip
loves forshadowing and they start right off the bat with this scene, and tell us in just
15 words what is going to happen to Brian and Justin..

This is the scene:

Brian begins to undress, become naked (thank you btw) baring himself, showing himself to Justin that he has nothing to hide, and with his arms wide open says:

B- “So are you coming or going?
Or coming and then going?
Or coming and staying?”

The first line is Justin coming into Brian’s life only to GO due to the bashing, he was essentially gone, because he was in a coma and then in rehab for 6 months. Justin wasn’t planning on leaving, that’s why Brian recites the line quickly. The bashing happened quickly, Justin was there and then not there.

The second line, the way Brian says it” Or coming and THEN going”.
This is Justin leaving for Ethan. Justin came back into Brian’s life AND THEN he goes to Ethan.

The third line is Justin coming back and staying, even though Brian and Justin are not in the
Same state, they are together.

Justin does leave Brian in episode 5-06, but the bashing and Ethan were bigger moments
In their lives.

So what do you think..? any comments..?
thank you to etextraordinary for her help and support..!!
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[identity profile] xie_xie_xie.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 02:04 am (UTC)
Darling! You should post this at coffeeclub!

I think it was not necessarily three "moments," but instead, a theme of coming and going and coming back. That theme is strong for Brian and Justin, but it's actually very strong in the series overall.
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[identity profile] opal11.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 02:54 am (UTC)
thank you i think i will..!!
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[identity profile] fun_demented.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 02:52 am (UTC)
I think that's neat.
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[identity profile] opal11.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 02:55 am (UTC)
thank you
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[identity profile] frantic_quest.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 03:40 pm (UTC)
Nice!! I love reading stuff like this and I love the fact that whether it was intentional or not, there are moments (or phrases or song choices etc.)in qaf that can be analyzed again and again, and just pull me right back into the show.

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[identity profile] opal11.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 10:57 pm (UTC)
it just started as a comment for the marathon and etextraordinary said i should elaborate on it...so i did..more my point of view that anything..but i think that is why we all like the show so much...thank you for your comment..!
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[identity profile] etextraordinary.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 04:35 pm (UTC)
Its wonderful! Nice job with the Meta! I still think its a totally mind blowing idea-even though I have been pondering it for a week!
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[identity profile] opal11.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 11:00 pm (UTC)
big hugs to you... you turned a comment into a meta..thank you for all of your help... see you for 1-02..
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[identity profile] etextraordinary.insanejournal.com on October 22nd, 2009 11:24 pm (UTC)
I didn't turn your comment into a meta; I just shoved you off the cliff-in a very Brian-esque manner. *evil grin*

I can't wait for 102, should be a good time!
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[identity profile] _alicesprings.insanejournal.com on October 23rd, 2009 11:12 pm (UTC)
So true! What a lovely thought. I'm going to keep it in mind when I think about meta.
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