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T.S. Elliot: FOUR QUARTETS and chasing the wind

T.S. Elliot presents a ride in the London subway as an emblem of the modern condition: Strained, time-ridden faces Distracted from distraction by distraction Filled with fancies and empty of meaning Tumid apathy with no concentration Men and bits of paper, whirled in the cold wind “What Eliot is saying, according to Howard, “has something …

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