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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Untwist - slack they may be - these last strands of man

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Cry I can no more

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

wring - world right foot rock

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Now done darkness

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Lay wrestling with my God

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Petrarchan - classic obedience to conventions

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Dark some, devouring

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Lapped strength, stole joy, would laugh, cheer

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Biographical resonances

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Apostrophe - speaks directly to Carrion, adamant he will not give in, aggressive

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Slack - weak, untwist - bound for strength

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Second part of octave - criticizes God, "most weary" - superlative, exhausted

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Not choose not to be - autonomy "I can no more, I can"

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Carrion Comfort - Hopkins

Not that he has stopped loving God, God has stopped loving him

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LINK BETWEEN CARRION COMFORT AND THE FORSAKEN GARDEN

Religion

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LINK BETWEEN CARRION COMFORT AND ULYSSES

New taste for life

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Ulysses - Tennyson

Hungry heart

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Ulysses - Tennyson

Drunk delight of battle

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Ulysses - Tennyson

I am a part of all that I have met

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Ulysses - Tennyson

Yet all experience is an arch wherethro' gleams that I travelled world whose margin fades forever and for ever as I move

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Ulysses - Tennyson

A bringer of new things

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Ulysses - Tennyson

It is not too late to seek a newer world - ageism

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Ulysses - Tennyson

Ithica, Telemachus - questionable judgement

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Ulysses - Tennyson

Long sentences in beginning, bird, ennui

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Ulysses - Tennyson

Feed off danger and admiration

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Ulysses - Tennyson

To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield

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Ulysses - Tennyson

Dramatic monologue - fatal flaw

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LINK BETWEEN ULYSSES AND FORSAKEN GARDEN

Death closes all - no after life

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

The ghost of a garden fronts the sea

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

As the heart of a dead man the seed plots are dry - no renewal, death lies dead

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

What Love was ever as deep as a grave - death is more powerful

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

On e gaunt bleak blossom of scent less breath

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

Death lies dead - link to death closes all

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

Humbling high tides - we're not immortal

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

Love as deep as the sea as a rose must wither

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

He shall find no life but the sea-wind's

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

Sea and wind "remain" , things out of our control

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

The thorns he spares when the rose is taken - suggesting there is a value

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

Plurality of meanings

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

World starts and ends same way

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

Heart hand fast in heart - spares not even the strongest loves, reminder that we are not immortal, futility of life and love

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The Forsaken Garden - Swinburne

Here change may come not till all change end - all change is for the worse

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The forsaken garden - Swinburne

Thorns on Jesus head symbol of memories of kingdom of God

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LINK BETWEEN THE FORSAKEN GARDEN AND THR GARDEN

... Garden

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

Like a skein of loose silk blown against a wall - weak upper class, fragile, pure breed

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

Emotional anemia - indifferent, cold

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

Unkillable infants of the very poor, they shall inherit the earth

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

The end of breeding - pure bred, incest, now there are mutts, stronger

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

And she is dying piece - meal

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

She would like someone to speak to her and is almost afraid that I will commit that indiscretion - desperate loneliness

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

Old woman - old society dying off

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

Gradual clear shift of power to lower class

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

Present tense - transfer happens now

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The Garden - Ezra Pound

Victims of changing fortunes of history but also architects of downfall

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LINK BETWEEN THE GARDEN AND THE SECOND COMING

Fears for the unknown other

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The second coming - WB Yeats

Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, the blood dimmed tide is loosed and everywhere the ceremony of innocence is drowned

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The second coming - WB Yeats

The best lack all conviction and the worst are filled with passionate intensity

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The second coming - WB Yeats

Vast image

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The second coming - WB Yeats

A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun

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The second coming - WB Yeats

Slouches toward Bethlehem to be born

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The second coming - WB Yeats

The falcon cannot hear the falconer

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The second coming - WB Yeats

Things fall apart

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The second coming - WB Yeats

Rocking cradle

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The second coming - WB Yeats

The darkness drops again - Jesus is the light, the truth and the way

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LINK BETWEEN THE SECOND COMING AND THE WASTELAND

Jesus, loss of religion

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

April is the cruelest month

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

I will show you fear in a handful of dust - no afterlife, no religious consolation

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Roots that clutch

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Living nor dead - empty lives

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Crowds of people walking round in a ring

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Each man fixed his eyes before his feet - no connection

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Strange synthetic perfumes

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Withered stumps of time - age rings, memories can't be forgotten, rape victims

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

I swear, I can't bear to look at you - husbands, lack of love, focus on beauty and Bella donnas

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Hurry up please, it's time - biological clock, pressure on women

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

We who were living are now dying - religion, Jesus gives life, now there is no Jesus

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

If there were on,y water amongst the rock

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

By this and this only, we have existed - connections, unreal, synthetic cities

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The wasteland - TS Eliot

Datta - give, dayadvham- sympathise, damyata- control

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