Unformatted text preview: ceiling.” Explanation : This passage creates a quite morbid feeling not only through the use of certain verbs, such as “lurked,” “downed,” “flung,” and “stirring,” but also through the reference to the scene of the feast after which the queen Aeneas, overcome by incredible passion, commits suicide. Section : III. The Fire Sermon Lines : 175-179 Passage : “The nymphs are departed. Sweet Thames, run softly, till I end my song. The river bears no empty bottles, sandwich papers, Silk handkerchiefs, cardboard boxes, cigarette ends Or other testimony of summer nights. The nymphs are departed.” Explanation : With the theme of a wasteland throughout, one might expect many of these things to be in the river, but this passage shows that although the scenery may not depict this theme, the absence of the good feeling that once resided there does....
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