Richard Leskosky wrote:
 I don't recall any postings here about Butch's choice of weapons indicating
 knowledge of the specific outrage behind the door.  Did I miss something?
 So everything he picks up is phallic, what weapon isn't?  Just asking.
Just trying in to answer:
I agree.
Choice of weapons is not immediately parce-able to phallic
blahblahblah.  Rather--if anything--it is the ANUS,
and the precious place this spot occupies in little and big
butchy's psychology,
that is more significant.
The anus is the place where, quite literally,
"father time" [Kronos/Chronos] has hidden and so still resides,
for butchwillis.  Amd
THIS is the spot willisbutch has to protect.