RAC> Personally, I think close reading of TSE is the only way to go. So if he
RAC> says, "Rachael nee Rabinovich" we shouldn't just say "some kind of
RAC> Anti-Semitic slur". We should say things like: "Rabinovich" -- "Rabbi's
RAC> daughter", why is that there? And "Rachael nee Rabinovich" -- Gee, I don't
RAC> know Rachael's married name, only her maiden name. Why is he doing THAT? What
RAC> IS her married name?
RAC> Anyway, that's how I approach poetry in general and TSE in particular.
OK, dear Robot, just try to stick to this thing. TSE says, most
clearly, that you _are dead_. How would you approach this problem in
general and in particular? Does this relate to your private
experience? Or how, otherwise, would you read a poem? Would you just
say: it's stupid anti-robotic stuff?