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I'm sorry, Diana, what I had in mind was multiple personality disorder or split personality -- I erroneously confused that with schizophrenia. - CR


--- On Mon, 1/25/10, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


> Some artistic license, Diana
> ;-)
>  
> Incidentally, in schizophrenia, one state of the
> afflicted is not conscious of the other -- there is
> "dissociation of sensibility" -- which is not
> the case in Eliot's poetry where one aspect of
> consciousness views and reflects on the other, as
> also subsumes both under a "we", as in
> 'Prufrock'.
> 
> Cheers,
>  CR
>  
> 
> Diana Manister wrote:
> > 
> > Dear CR:
> > 
> > A speaker who refers to himself as "we"
> would be schizophrenic!