On Thu, 8 Feb 2018 15:14:24 -0500, Tom Gray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I don't know if this is quite relevant but the re.is has been the issue
>discussed in the controversy surrounding the latest Star War trilogy. In
>the original trilogy Luke trained under master Yoda in the ways of the
>force. The training was long and difficult and the immature Luke protested
>and was disciplined for this by the master. In the latest trilogy, the
>character Rey somehow has mastered the ways of the force without training
>of any kind. There has been fan fan revolt over this. On Rottentomatoes,
>the latest movie (The Last Jedi) has a 91% critic rating but only a 48% fan
>rating. A common fan objection to the current trilogy is previously that
>Rey did not earn the tradition of the force.
Ezra Pound wrote the following about Eliot:
"He has actually trained himself and modernized himself on his own."
Yet Eliot wrote about tradition.