> Now none of these readers will approach an Eliot poem as stripped of
> context as Rcik proposed to treat Gerontion, but the context they bring
> to it will be fairly shallow.
A first step to understanding what was attempted to be communicated.
> The old man with withered female dugs takes
> us to Ovid, but I'm not sure how relevant the Tiresias who sides with
> Antnigone in that play is to TWL.
Burial of the dead.