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Eliot's Grail Hero

“… the basic idea of the Grail tradition– the position of a people whose prosperity, and the fertility of their land, are closely bound up with the life and virility of their King, who is not a mere man, but a divine reincarnation.

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If There Were Water

“Their hymns and prayers were devised for the main purpose of obtaining from the gods of their worship that which was essential to ensure their well-being and the fertility of their land–warmth, sunshine, above all, sufficient water.” (Weston 26) 509 more words

The Waste Land