Exploring The Waste Land
A draft page linked from The Waste Land, Part III, line 231

In the draft of The Waste Land

Five stanzas in the original described the young man carbuncular. He was "a youth of twentyone", a common loiterer, a name dropper, and unambitious. His hair was thick with grease and he flicked his cigarette ashes onto the young lady's floor as he tilted back in his chair.

Citation:  "The Facsimile"   pp. 44-45

Exploring The Waste Land
File name: dq231.html
File date: Sunday, September 29, 2002
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