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Unformatted text preview: time to learn the social grace that he has failed to achieve even in his later years. Also, Eliot writes, “Time for you and time for me, / And time yet for a hundred indecisions, / And for a hundred visions and revisions, / Before the taking of toast and tea” (31-34). This is a direct reference to Prufrock’s justification for his lack of action. The indecisions Eliot refers to is Prufrock’s lack of confidence and the hundred visions and revisions are the instances in which Prufrock imagines what he should be and tries to correct his behavior to become that. Such a mindset shows Prufrock’s insecurity and lack of confidence to the point of his own debilitation....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course LCS 121 taught by Professor Koelz during the Fall '08 term at Bryant.
- Fall '08