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Just to build a canalbetween stream of consciousness and the primitive
I would offer the following rivers of which Eliot was VERY conscious
and which help to identify the core character of The Hollow Men:

Styx - Classical
Acheron - Dante (a branch of the Styx)
Thames and Congo - Conrad
Thanes and the tumid river and the
river with cargo of dead negrtos - Eliot
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Consider the souls with no coins under their tongues
Consider the Christian equivalent.

Cheers,
Peter
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From: "Tom Gray" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2006 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: Stream of Consciousness


> Or as I heard John Gielgud say in aqn interview
> "Actors act."
> --- Diana Manister <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Rick, I'm hoping this address is included in On Poetry
> and Poets, which I just ordered. Thanks for the
> excerpt, though. Any insight into his method is
> valuable. Diana