page 17 of 192 of The Pisan Cantos

“The wind is part of the process / The rain is part of the process” everything is a process, but towards what?

Aeneas = Dido?

Ugolino was the traitor politician in Dante’s frozen hell eating the brains of archbishop Ruggieri.

“I don’t know how humanity stands it” – amazing line

“filial, fraternal affection is the root of humaneness” – yes!

“Criminals have no intellectual interests?” Nod to Ugolino? Funny.