I could see one making a case for Eliot's devloping a view of original sin,
a subject completely anathema to the Unitarians.
TWL could perhaps be seen as an early sense of that view.
Perhaps VIEW is the wrong word. SENSE might be better.
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Subject: Re: The Art of TS Eliot
> Chokh Raj wrote:
> > Charles Baudelaire
> > "[I]n his works we see the rejection of the belief in the supremacy of
> > nature and the fundamental goodness of man as typically espoused by the
> > romantics and expressed by them in rhetorical, effusive and public voice
> > in favor of a new urban sensibility, an awareness of individual moral
> > complexity, ...
> All first-rate poetry is occupied with morality: this is the lesson of
> Baudelaire. More than any poet of his time, Baudelaire was aware of what
> most mattered: the problem of good and evil.