Exploring The Waste Land
Questions linked from The Waste Land, Part III, line 173

Part II
Lines 173-181

In lines 173-181 what effect does Eliot get by alluding to rich people while describing a river filled with their trash?

Compare the Thames River nymphs of long ago as described in Prothalamion with the Rhine River nymphs of Wagner alluded to in lines 290-291 and the Thames River nymphs of lines 292-305.

Exploring The Waste Land
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