Tom Colket wrote:
> My last post mentioned that I thought there is a link between the
> Little Gidding section alluding to Inferno Canto XV and lines from
> Prufrock that also appear to allude to Canto XV. Looking again at LG,
> Eliot may have explicitly signaled that link. Notice the lines from LG
> that talk about "revisiting streets" and compare them to Prufrock:
And he: 'I am not eager to rehearse
My thoughts and theory which you have forgotten.
These things have served their purpose: let them be.
So I find words I never thought to speak
In streets I never thought I should revisit
When I left my body on a distant shore.
Say ]tThat homosexuality is hovereing around the passage. It's still
unclear what work it is doing there. How, for example, does it link to
the interesting distinction between "thought" and "theory." (If they
aren't distinguished, then "though and theory" is mere filler.) For that
reference T.E. Hulme comes to mind, of whom it could easily be said that
his thought had served its purpose and could be forgotten. Is he part of