If you were willing to consider linguistic devices
you would understand.
Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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From: George Carless [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, April 04, 2003 5:57 PM
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Subject: Re: Prufrock's "smoke"
At 05:35 PM 4/4/2003 -0800, you wrote:
>From: J. Blessinger [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>By the way, has the list ever dealt with the issue of hair in the
>poem? The word appears five times, plus other words are conscious of it,
>notably the "bare" arms of the women, especially their proximity to
>Prufrock's balding head.
>[Peter Montgomery] =======================================
>If we keep going at this rate, we'll soon be talking
>about hirci chocolate bars.
You don't think it can be interesting to be aware of and discuss the
linguistic devices employed in the poems, then? If we keep going at this
rate, we'll soon all be in each other's killfile.
What on earth is a "hirci chocolate bar", anyhow?