From: Nancy Gish [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
There is something ironic about asserting absolute truth as proof that
another person is trying to control discourse. It is not possible, on the
other hand, to control discourse in the subjunctive mood.
My, what an absolute assertion. No "perhaps", or "usually" or some other
qualifier. Don't we all warn our students about over-generalisations?
"I am moved by fancies that are curled
Around these images, and cling:
The notion of some infinitely gentle
Infinitely suffering thing."
And that's pre-Prufrock even ... a long way from the pligrimage to