From: Ken Armstrong [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
So it appears that it is the character of the insight that he doesn't have
that is Prufrock's swan song.
I like your reading, Ken. It gives
the poem the character of a concert.
Should the number five you have identified
be understood in any particular dramatic context?
I am also curious as to who is the "you" of the
opening line, and how it fits into your thoughtful
Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
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Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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