That's an observation, not a speculation.
The title says "Love Song of"; does that mean it is his
song seranading someone else? Is it the song of someone else for him?
Those are the logical possibilities. That is not a speculation.
As to which of those possiilities is the correct one,
I refuse to speculate.
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From: "Dunja Seselja" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, April 28, 2006 3:23 PM
Subject: prufrock (was: Re: OT: USk Castle)
> --- Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > There maybe a dialectic for Prufrock, or even an
> > endless loop,
> > but for the reader time is made static, and
> > consciousness is the actor.
> > Prufrock = touch stone.
> > The character is a touchstone whereby the reader can
> > assess his or her own
> > awareness, by how he or she reacts to the poem,
> > which means it
> > is useless to speculate about what love means. It
> > means what it means to the
> > reader.
> But with this ("it is useless to speculate about what
> love means. It means what it means to the reader") you
> have already started speculating about it.
> (About the first part of your post I'll have to think
> a bit, it sounds interesting)
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