Which reminds me of a certain imagist poem about crows.
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From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: autobiography & 4Q
> Diana Manister wrote:
> > Nancy I was not proposing a subject for a scholarly paper to be
> > delivered at an Eliot symposium, but rather expressing my discovery
> > in Eliot's work of ways of presenting conflicts over matters of
> > religious faith in poetry. Asserting that this theme was his only or
> > chief one would be reductive of course.
> > I forget that in a list most of whose members are academics, any
> > insight into Eliot's work must be presented in bulletproof form,
> It doesn't have to be bullet-proof; it doesn't even have to be
> persuasive. It has to be interesting and it has to have more content
> than all black cats are cats if you call crows tigers.
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