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Like water on troubled oils?  ;->

Cheers,
Peter
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tabitha Arnesen" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 4:53 PM
Subject: Re: Rewrite The Waste Land - Part IV


> Ive always found part IV very soothing for some
> reason....it might even be my favourite bit of TWL,
> depending on what mood i'm in.
>
>
> --- "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Tabitha Arnesen wrote:
> >
> > > I think part IV provides a welcome tranquil
> > interlude
> > > after the end of part III.
> >
> > Though fitting the mood, "tranquil" is sort of an
> > odd word for the
> > description of a decaying body, isn't it?
> >
> >
> > I originally wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm suggesting that possibly "The Waste Land"
> > would be stronger
> > > if the redacted "Death by Water" had been
> > > placed between "A Game of Chess" and "The Fire
> > Sermon".
> >
> >
> > I'm now re-thinking that because of what I also
> > originally wrote:
> > >
> > > I think that the sequence Memory -> Reality ->
> > Death
> > > isn't too bad.
> > > Think past, present, future.
> >
> > The "past, present, future" thought was one I had
> > first right at my
> > writing it .  Since then though it has been bugging
> > me.  My suggested
> > change pretty much divides the poem in two.  Much
> > like a blank page
> > inserted into the poem between the major thoughts:
> >    (Memory, Reality, Death)  (Desire,
> > Purgation/redemption)
> >    (Past, Present, Future)   (Desire,
> > Purgation/redemption)
> >
> >
> > As for the other comments made on my post concerning
> > keeping the poem
> > fragmented with the original order: I still think
> > there would have
> > been enough of it for Eliot to have made his name.
> >
> > Thanks for all your thoughts.
> >
> > Regards,
> >    Rick Parker
> >
>
>
>
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