Exploring The Waste Land
A poetry commentary page linked from The Waste Land, Part V, line 322

Part V
Lines 322-325


Somewhat obvious here is the repetition of the words After the in the first three lines of the section:


Note that the first line mentions torchlight red on sweaty faces, a image of heat, yet the following line has frosty silence. Then the picture of gardens is followed by one of stony places. Finally, Eliot's silence is replaced with shouting and crying.

Exploring The Waste Land
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File date: Sunday, September 29, 2002
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