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by bbelew
Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Leonard Cohen--Elegy
Replies: 2
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Re: Leonard Cohen--Elegy

While I find that the allusions to Jesus Christ are strong in Cohen's poem, "Elegy," I think that they are just that, allusions. Cohen is tapping our collective knowledge of Christian mythology to speak about something smaller and more personal. I find that Cohen's "god" is a foil to the Romantic no...

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