I originally sent this to the Ezra Pound list. I have had no replies there
and thought maybe that someone on this list familiar with the Marianne Moore
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From: "Richard Seddon" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 9:22 AM
> Dear List
> In a letter to Ezra Pound dated July 30,1949 Marianne Moore writes,
"Despite what you had said, I did not see till now how absolutely the
subject, object, predicate principle applies, The pernicious relative
clause has done me a world of harm. I can get the straight order of words
and try for active verbs and forego 'hard bestead,' and 'ceaseless' etc."
> Does anyone have an idea where Pound wrote Moore concerning word order?
> Rick Seddon
> McIntosh, NM