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Analysis and comments on Sweeney Erect by T.S. Eliot

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Comment 7 of 83, added on March 12th, 2012 at 2:47 PM.

James Canning says: March 1, 2011 at 5:43 pmAs the Americans say, they (the
Iranian leaders) talk from both sides of their mhuots.They want the
professional Iranians to come back and work for little (compared to global
wage scales), while all the time being subject to the whims of the Islamic
Order and its Kill-Joy (at least for them) society.For the managerial
classes, they want them to come back and take over their old confiscated
factories with a bloated workforce and save them from bankruptcy without
dismissing workers, without reliable bank loans and under sanction
conditions.Very many of these people cannot be absorbed in the Iranian
economy because there are not sufficient scope for their work. In this
Iran is not that different than India or Malaysia.25 years ago, one of the
With-Us individuals (Not-With-Me but With-Them since I am not one of Them)
told me that he preferred to have Iran hire professors from abroad
(Pakistan, India, Bengaladesh, Russia, Ukraine) since they were more
malleable and did not complain.That the Iranians who complained however
much their complaints sounded like nagging cared about their country was
something that he seemed not to have grasped. He was the son of a learned
judge and he himself was Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering.In a way,
you can see the type of people that are compatible with Islamic Iran;
people with modern technical education leave Iran for the West while the
illiterate come to iran from Afghanistan.Poeple who want to make money and
do something with ther lives go to Dubai while the rentier class makes
profit-seeking a bad word.You really have to be there to sense the
frustration of movers-and-shakers with the state of affairs in that polity.
None of that is due to US-EU Axis.

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Comment 6 of 83, added on March 8th, 2012 at 3:23 PM.

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Comment 5 of 83, added on November 4th, 2009 at 12:10 AM.

There's a lot more than the story of Sweeney Todd on this (if that has
anything at all to do with it). What about all the references to Homer in
the first 3 stanzas?
And my copy has a note on line 11("orang-outang") written 40 years ago:
"Balzac's simile". I have no idea now what that refers to!

Huigh from Australia
Comment 4 of 83, added on May 14th, 2009 at 3:01 PM.

Just look up the history on "Sweeney Todd - Demon Barber" and you'll find
what this story is about.

Starhunterz from United States

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Poet: T.S. Eliot
Poem: 3. Sweeney Erect
Volume: Poems
Year: 1920
Added: Jan 31 2004
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