It (coffee) reflects on a lifestyle subsequently elaborated in The Waste Land's
And drank coffee, and talked for an hour.
There is a difference in size between coffee and teaspoons. Coffee
with the sound pattern. Tablespoons involves the image of tables which
is irrelevant, The two syllables of caw-fee have roughly equal length,
while TAY is longer than BLE. The equal length of the sillybulls
reinforces the meaning of the line.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]
To: <[log in to unmask]
Thursday, April 10, 2008 8:40 AM
Subject: Word Choice
> Why would "I have measured out my life in tablespoons" not quite have
> done the trick?
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