Thomas Stearns Eliot

(1888-1965 / Missouri / United States)

Gerontion - Poem by Thomas Stearns Eliot

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  • (10/17/2004 11:43:00 AM)

    One has to seize upon the closing line. Having done so, '...a dry brain' in ANY season is a dead brain. Thus, all that precedes the final line must be that which drove the author to his symbolic death.

    Typical for T.S. Eliot, I think.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2001

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