"Morris, Craig" wrote:
>Eliot's poetry on the whole strikes me as repulsive and yet there are
>images and verses that are more compelling than any other words I have
>read. If anyone can articulate why Eliot is worth studying (with a 16/17
>year old audience in mind) I would be grateful for your thoughts.
I'm assuming you are the teacher. Why would you want to teach poems
whose worth you can't demonstrate? Poems aren't vitamin pills.
What about worth reading?
Where was Eliot ever referred to as T. Sterns Eliot?