Dear Peter,
 
I'm assuming you're including Ken's sarcastic remarks to Nancy in your characterization. Or does he get a pass?
 
Diana
 

> I suppose anytime the style of the insistence is uncivil.
> P.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "DIana Manister" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 6:54 AM
> Subject: Re: Prufrock question turned obnoxious
>
>
> > Marcia,
> >
> > Since when is insistence on good scholarship impolite?
> >
> > Diana
> >
> > Sent from my iPod
> >
> > On Feb 3, 2010, at 9:49 AM, Marcia Karp <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > I'm sorry Ken that you aren't being accorded the basic respect any
> > > polite person would accord you.
> > >
> > > The list has survived the particular noxious combination of
> > > ignorance, arrogance, and toadyism before. Perhaps it will again.
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > Marcia
> > >
> > > DIana Manister wrote:
> > >> Dear Ken,
> > >>
> > >> We can say Prufrock is an aardvark too, according to your laissez-
> > >> faire approach. But why not apply those wild imaginings to a poem
> > >> of your own, if Eliot's text is being ignored?
> > >>
> > >



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