Exploring The Waste Land
A cross reference page linked from The Waste Land, Part 215

Cross reference topics for line 215

At the violet hour, when the eyes and back

There are multiple cross reference topics for line 215. Choose from:

  1. Time
  2. Violet
  3. Repetition

Topic: Time

This includes mentions of the time of day and also references to the passing of time.

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.


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