Tag Archives: T.S. Eliot

The view from Maslow’s Peak (III) – In my end is my beginning (a personal history)

Every now and then, I see someone post on social media the following passage from the point of view of the protagonist Esther in Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, and every time it is met with a flurry of wistful … Continue reading

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The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot – The deep sea swell

Of the many language-based epiphanies I’ve had in my life, two stand out clearly in my memory right now: one is when I heard someone say the word “mores”, as in “social mores” on the radio and realised that it … Continue reading

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