Carrol Cox wrote:
> East Coker, especially the passage under consideration. But it is also a
> vile attack on humans as humans, and ultimately quite stupid and,
> apparently, capable of stultifying some readers.
Congrats, Carrol. You win the most simplistic, wrong-headed reading
prize. Some "readers," apparently, come pre-stultified. East Coker isn't
a dissertation. If you read it like the compressed, dramatic poem that
it is, you'll get over your critically underinformed approach to it.