On 9/6/2011 12:01 PM, Chokh Raj wrote:
> I wonder if it would be a stretch to claim for
> 'The Waste Land' the status of a five-act play, albeit unconventional,
> that reads exceedingly well as a verse play. I visualize the
> conventional Chorus as a major character here.
I've long pictured TWL as a film. Add some background music (some from
Wagner of course) and some popular song. Use one style of fades for
changes in scene, another for flashbacks, color for scenes of the old
days and sepia for the modern times, etc. The problem is that it will
still be missing the unifying theme and be just as confusing as the
> I visualize the conventional Chorus as a major character here.
Where? I'm wondering what lines you might use a chorus on. I can see
the whole of Part IV done in a chorus fashion. Where else would you