Exploring The Waste Land
A cross reference page linked from The Waste Land, Part 35

Cross reference topics for line 35

'You gave me hyacinths first a year ago;

There are multiple cross reference topics for line 35. Choose from:

  1. Memory and memories
  2. Vegetation
  3. Violet
  4. Repetition

Topic: Memory and memories

See the following lines:

Topic: Vegetation

See the following lines:

Topic: Violet

See the following lines (hyacinths and lilacs are included here");:

Topic: Repetition

There are many sections in The Waste Land where Eliot uses repetition to good effect.


Closing time at the public house:

And again at the public house:


In this section notice the repetition of violet hour, throbbing, waiting, hour and home and how this repetition adds a throbbing effect:

Stop and *ink

In the section below notice the repetition of gaily and hand and hands in close proximity. Also note that heart is seen in both lines 402 and 420.


Exploring The Waste Land
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