Rick, I don't know how you can say that Eliot did not write this play as poetry. Guiness is only following Eliot's cadences.
> Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 19:13:36 -0400 > From: [log in to unmask] > Subject: Re: Poetry in 'The Family Reunion' > To: [log in to unmask] > > I didn't like it much. Guinness read it as if it were poetry. > He was supposed to read it like an ordinary person would speak > if ordinary people spoke poetry. > > Regards, > Rick Parker > > On 9/1/2011 1:53 PM, Chokh Raj wrote: > > There is poetry in the play. > > Sir Alec Guinness reads an excerpt from TS Eliot's verse play The Family > > Reunion: > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIdPuADVTdk&NR=1 > > <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIdPuADVTdk&NR=1> > > Enjoy, s'il vous plait. > > CR