The Waste Land - Regeneration & Fertility

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Desert&River
In the heat of the desert, even the river, usually a symbol of fertility has become 'a dull canal'
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Homosexual Unfruitfulness
Sexual encounters are unfruitful; Eugenids proposes a homosexual tryst with Tiresias- thwarts fertility
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Impossibility of Fertility
Symbolised by deadened currants in pockets that were once plump, fertile fruits
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Characters of Fertility
Elizabeth I & Fisher King
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Phelab
Phelab's body in Death by Water yields nothing but decay
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Potentiality & Actuality
Everything represents potential sex but not actual sex
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Sexual encounters are unfruitful; Eugenids proposes a homosexual tryst with Tiresias- thwarts fertility

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Homosexual Unfruitfulness

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Symbolised by deadened currants in pockets that were once plump, fertile fruits

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Card 4

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Elizabeth I & Fisher King

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Card 5

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Phelab's body in Death by Water yields nothing but decay

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