Exploring The Waste Land
A cross reference page linked from The Waste Land, Part 420

Cross reference topics for line 420

The sea was calm, your heart would have responded

There are multiple cross reference topics for line 420. Choose from:

  1. Heart
  2. Ocean
  3. Repetition

Topic: Heart

See the following lines:

Topic: Ocean

See the following lines:

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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File date: Sunday, September 29, 2002
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