Rick many thanks for the Hesse/Eliot article and other information. Studied it and learned a few things! Diana
From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: Fearing death by water
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 18:37:16 -0400
Gunnar Jauch wrote:
> did you consider the last line of Prufrock:
> "Till human voices wake us, and we drown."
> They seem to imply redemption by seaweed wreathed sea-girls as well
> as fear.
Yes, I did. I see the fear there being of the human voices and I
would recite the line with "and we drown" just in a manner-of-fact tone.