Exploring The Waste Land
Questions linked from The Waste Land, Part I, line 8

Part I
Line 8

In the draft of The Waste Land Eliot had summer coming over the Königssee. Did Eliot actually visit this area when a student at the Sorbonne? If so did he forget the name of the lake he visited, correcting it later? Or was Eliot more interested in getting a good sounding word for the poem? Perhaps he was putting in an allusion to a notable event that occurred at the lake.

Exploring The Waste Land
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