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Anyone who reads or watches Shakespeare cannot very well forget it.



Date sent:              Wed, 2 Apr 2003 14:59:57 EST
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Subject:                Re: Prufrock's "smoke"
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In a message dated 4/1/03 10:25:30 PM Pacific Standard Time,
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> Eliot wrote
> constantly about sex and that there are parallels in his letters

Shakespeare and Chaucer were also highly dirty but no one seems to
remember this outside of college English classrooms.  I think it reflects
much more on the age of the scholars than the intention of the poetry.

Michael