Clearly, Ken is right. One should not expect, as in this case, a one-to-one correspondence between the borrrowed material and the use which the artist makes of it -- the important thing is how the echoes from the original are assimilated into, and enriched by, a new context.

--- On Tue, 5/11/10, Nancy Gish <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

//No.  See Conrad.//

>>> Ken Armstrong [log in to unmask]> 05/11/10 4:50 PM >>
Nancy Gish wrote: 
> She simply accepts; she does not engage or desire or anything. 

//Exactly. Like an automaton. Isn't that "the horror the horror," --- "that death had undone so many"?// 

Ken A