It is not artificial. There are masses of situations, reasons, and changes in his life if one studies the sources.

>>> Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>10/15/13 8:46 PM >>>
Well, one more attempt to bridge the artificial gulf between Eliot's early and later work.


On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 6:12 PM, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
It's a very old one.

Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

"He that findeth his life shall lose it; and he that loseth his life shall find it." (Matthew, 10:39) 

"In order to possess what you do not possess / You must go by the way of dispossession." ('East Coker')

Well, just a random thought.