Exploring The Waste Land
An allusion page linked from The Waste Land, Part II, line 129

Shakespeherian Rag

Unlike line 128, lines 129 and 130 of The Waste Land are an allusion. The reader would have to know that these lines in The Waste Land

129)  It's so elegant
130)  So intelligent

are derived from the line

Most intelligent, very elegant,

in the American ragtime tune Shakesperian Rag

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T 101 - ragtime

Exploring The Waste Land
File name: aq129.html
File date: Sunday, September 29, 2002
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