"Where else in history will you find it the twice crucified"
(Quoted from memory; I think in the Pisan Cantos.)
Obvious religious allusion; equally obvious no religious content. From an earlier Canto: "And if you think the Reverend Mr Eliot has invented a more natural language You who think you can get through hell in a hurry." (Slightly misquoted from memory).
From: T. S. Eliot Discussion forum. [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Rickard A. Parker
Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2014 4:37 PM
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Subject: Re: The opening lines of 'The Waste Land' via-a-vis Easter
On Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:54:40 -0400, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>The immediate specific justification of a Christian context to the opening
>passage is the passage which immediately follows, saturated with Christian
>allusions to Ezekiel et al.
Sorry, but despite the allusions my reading of that section doesn't contain