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I need a new mirror in my telescope. ;->

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chokh Raj" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2010 5:34 AM
Subject: Re: TS Eliot: The Metaphysical Poets


> One might say this of the "telescoping of images and multiplied
associations", I suppose.
>
> Thanks,
>  CR
>
> --- On Tue, 5/4/10, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Er... the objective
> > correlative?
> > P.
>
> > > > >>> Chokh Raj 05/03/10 11:54 AM
> > >>>
> >
> > > > Apropos the Metaphysical poets, of their poetic
> > virtues,
> >           Eliot takes
> > > > note of, in particular, a certain
> >           "telescoping of images and
> > > > multiplied associations", and
> >           a "heterogeneity of material
> > compelled
> > > > into
> >           unity by the operation of the poet's
> > mind" -- a "put[ting]
> >           the
> > > > material together again in a new unity".
> > >
> >           >
> > > > In fine,
> > > >
> > > > "When
> >           a poet's mind is perfectly equipped for its
> > work, it is
> > > >
> >           constantly amalgamating disparate
> > experience; the ordinary
> >           man's
> > > > experience is chaotic, irregular, fragmentary.
> > The
> >           latter falls in
> > > > love, or reads Spinoza, and these two
> >           experiences have nothing to do
> > > > with each other, or with
> >           the noise of the typewriter or the smell of
> > > > cooking;
> >           in the mind of the poet these experiences
> > are always forming
> >
> > > > new wholes. " -- T.S. Eliot,
> > 'The Metaphysical
> >           Poets'
> >
> > http://personal.centenary.edu/~dhavird/TSEMetaPoets.html
>
> > > > refreshing the memory -- 
> >
> > > > CR
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