RAC> In other words, since you haven't put in enough thought to form a coherent
RAC> analysis of the poem, you'll pretend to understand it and dismiss legitimate
RAC> questions as "150 steps".
RAC> Sorry, I'm not buying that sloppy thinking.
RAC> Eliot's poems are carefully, masterfully constructed. If you find yourself
RAC> unable to explain why a certain word was used (or even why a certain type of
RAC> punctuation was used), it's a good bet that you don't understand the poem's
Well, human are very much like apes. Life is death. Does this fact
require careful examination and much elucidation?