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Agreed. Thanks. ~ CR

Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:          Meaning two is appropriate.
  Meaning one would seem to apply to his psyche rather than his body.
  he may indeed be thin but there is nothing
  I can see in the poem that says ghe is physically weak.
   
  I suppose if one wanted to speculate, essay style, one might
  wonder what his mother did to his pyschic orchids.
   
  Cheers,
  Peter
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    ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: cr mittal 
  To: [log in to unmask] 
  Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 8:57 PM
  Subject: Re: 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock'
  

  Hello Peeeeter,
   
  I'm speaking from fieeeelds of sleeep.
  The sin of language error is heavy on my soul.
  Don't you think the usage of 'emasculated'
  as good as 'emaciated' here, after all.
  Pray, consider Prufrock taking all the
  toasts and tea and ice-cream 
  to muster strength equal to the task.
   
  Re...gar..d..s
   
  ~ CR
   
   
  From Dictionary.com:
   
  e·mas·cu·late   
  
tr.v. e·mas·cu·lat·ed, e·mas·cu·lat·ing, e·mas·cu·lates 
    
   To castrate.   
   To deprive of strength or vigor; weaken. 

adj. (-lt)     
   Deprived of virility, strength, or vigor.   
     
   

 
			
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