In addition to the SEND function, there is another function called SEND-SUPER. The SEND-SUPER function causes the specified message to be performed by the superclass method. This is a mechanism to allow chaining of methods in a class hierarchy. This chaining behavior can be achieved by creating a method for a class with the :ANSWER message. Within the body of the method, you include a SEND-SUPER form. This function is allowed only inside the execution of a method of an object.