> Still, my conclusion is that TSE had homosexual desires which both
and repelled him and, additionally, he was very concerned that
would offend God.
Well, you then agree with the
old saying about the Bloomsbury group -- that "they were couples, having
triangular relationships, but living in squares".
That's an interesting point
you made, Steve. But is the whole poem to be interpreted in the light of
his hidden homosexuality?
About the "shall I say",
Donoghue wrote that it's like a sort of confession. Nobody truly cared of
where Prufrock would go at night or what he would do -- that "shall I say"
is a confession that nobody asked for, and the reader gets to pity Prufrock for