DIana Manister wrote:
> Dear Ken,
> Multiform ambiguity occurs as the writer's unintended meanings distort
> his ostensible intent.
> The narrator of Gerontion is unreliable in a conventional way, in that
> his self-characterizations are undermined by implications of which the
> author is unaware.
Not a chance, Diana. What you take to be his deficient attitude is
more in your eye. Eliot's prediction of how these poems would be taken
is as accurate today as it was 90 years ago.