False doors are a common element within Egyptian temples of the New Kingdom dedicated to their ancient gods, as well as much earlier mortuary temples dedicated to the deceased and within the tombs themselves (beginning with the 3rd Dynasty). They represented thresholds that allowed gods or the deceased to interact and link with the living world, and are most commonly associated with offering rituals. However, in New Kingdom temples they were also associated with the so-called "hearing" chapels, or chapels of the "hearing ear", which were usually located at the very rear of many temples directly behind the sanctuary in the outer walls of the temple structure. These "hearing ear" chapels gave those outside the temple access to their gods.
The Dark Tower is a series of books written by American author Stephen King, which incorporates themes from multiple genres, including fantasy, science fantasy, horror and western. It describes a "gunslinger" and his quest toward a tower, the nature of which is both physical and metaphorical. King has described the series as his magnum opus. Besides the eight novels that compose the series proper, many of his other books relate to the story, introducing concepts and characters that come into play as the series progresses. After the series was finished, a series of prequel comics followed.The series was chiefly inspired by the poem "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" by Robert Browning
Silenus chooses to use vulgar language because he believes it is more honest and he values the hard truths that many wish to gloss over or candy coat. I'd say he doesn't just value hard truths, he revels in them; he uses vulgar language to push it in other people's faces, to make them (and the reader) uncomfortable. He's a bully and a jerk, but his walls are all external. I think he's the one who sees (and feels) the pain around him most clearly. When he's not distilling it into poetry, he's fending it off with abrasiveness and a mocking overhonesty.
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