"House" as a pun could point to multiple meanings. Do you mean here its
possible use as a "derelict brothel"?
There is of course much to point to the image here being one of Christ
"in the house." To say "There is nothing at all in that degrading image
to suggest Christ" just plain ignores the obvious signs.
Peter Montgomery wrote:
> And the word 'house' is also a pun.
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> Nancy wrote:
> N> There is nothing at all in that degrading image to
> N> suggest Christ in a type of WWI derelict brothel
> N> just because Christ turns up later in the poem.