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December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 1

…PERSPECTIVES University Of Michigan Literary Magazine rOLUME IV, NUMBER 2 Supplement to THE MICHIGAN DAILY DECEMBER, 1940 THE BURNT LEMON .By James Turner Jackson SCAR always scrubbed his hands hard-diligently--a5ter shaving Mr. Williams, some- times using a fresh towel to ipe them with. Not that he didn't be- imself up to Mr. Williams, but he anted to avoid any direct contact. Mr. Williams was a Cathol c. And hat's more, often went to mass ...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 2

…Page Two 'PERSPECTI VES THE BURNT LEMON ...Continued from Page 1 ta with dust-strings and old insect- '.1b coated with woodsilt which accum- ul:ted on it for so many years. Not until later did he remember that thers would be no servants' entrance, that even if there were one it would be closed. Igo one lived there to let him in any- way. By himself he passed it, noticing the wall, high and thick, and the doors, douile and dusty, set in a p...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 3

…'PERSPECTIVES Pae ?"hree .,PsERi v P F CT iIV i./a geVTre BIG BUSINESS SITS DOWN .By Martin B. Dworkis 6n September 16. 1940, for the first Also, if at the end of eight years, the time in American history, the youth of company wanted to it could continue its this country were rendered liable to mil- lease and program for another eight itary conscription in peace time. The years. If it did not, the government con- American people showed th...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 4

…P-ag' Four P'ERS PECTIVES BROTHER TO THE OX ..By David Stevenson HE girl stood on the threshold, drew back her arm and threw her Fifth Grade Reader across the kitchen into the living room. .h: ,smelled the fumes of fermented cshas e that escaped from the kettle oen he stove and made a face. "Sauer- r'it again?" she asked. "Is that Pad- dy going to come here for supper again tonight, ma?" 'he woman adjusted the gas. Then she pointed her cook...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 5

…WI1 IELS of sooty smoke floated / ipward from the blackened stove to mingle with other veils of cobwebs stretching under the ig roof. Lighter smoke danced a sable pot of boiling brew.. 1on dew ox foot tomb root, dust! spirit's in de grave clothes a-rottin' de cawpse. De spirit's 'round de ly mouth a-suckin' out de smoke. spt's down de well hole a-bubblin' de water. Bat tooth swamp scum guts, blood! De spirit's in de h can a-workin' on de corn....…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 6

…Page Six TERSPECTI VES Page Six PERSPECTI VES A PRELUDE TO PEACE The virus of our time, infection from intense germ fusion, Festers. Malthus has caught us again in his Snare. Sex must be mud or dust, and our aqueous Origin waters itself in an empty succession Of cities. Order is ordained: chaos incongruous. Earth swung fixed in the grip of the nebulous sun-mother; Souls of the nascent oceans crossed Archean Cliffs and condensed to their shi...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 7

…TE R SPE C T IYE S Pine Seven P ERSPECTI VF S asseSevt I OCEANGOING My time, a wine too potent to be drunk, Beats beauty beyond bearing on the waves. Then take me, water, burdened with the blossoms Of my lost - or call them wasted - ways. Last night I dreamed I drifted on a chip. Thither to England, since the wind wills it. The ship dips doubting prow. Fall Blossoms and the frozen autumn fruit Float by. They told me that the full moon Rul...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 8

…Page TIgbt P'E R S P E CT==E BIG BUSINESS SITS DOWN ..Continued from, Page 3 portant points squashed. What had hap- pened was that the defense Commission had insisted that the items of complaint be studied by a special advisory board. When the board was through, the suit had been emasculated. Could it be un- American to point out that of the eleven men appointed to the board, nine were officers of Standard or Shell Oil Com- panies and were ...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 9

…THE THE RAIN was coming down hard and cold when we got into Ben- ham. We'd been walking all afternoon without a ride, and the raincoats were soaked through. The jog- ging weight of the packs cut the straps into our shoulders, but we were feel- ing so low already that we didn't notice the hurt. Patten wanted to get into a barn When it started to rain just after we left Petersburg, but I thought we might get a ride if we chanced it. We were alre...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 10

…Page Ten 'P E R S P EC T V E7S BRO THR TO THiE OX .Continued from Page 4 shifted the gears. Nobody could shift gears the way he could, no grating, no wear, no tear. And nobody kept a car the way he did. Nobody spent the time polishing, nobody spent the money the way he did getting the left-turn signals, spotlights, chrome hubt caps, electric clocks, new aerials, bumper guards, and other things that make a car a part of a man. And in an hour...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 11

…'PE S PE C TIY VES P, F . t, A- i r, uL 1,; BOOKS,-T N SEASON I For Whom the Bell Tolls,. By Ernest Hemingway. Scribners, 1940, 82.75. I have sat here and stared at the typewriter for an hour now, and I still have no idea how to start this review. If only somehow I could get right into the middle of the thing, and skip the superlatives I'd be a lot better off, but when you write a review you have to say things like astounding and magnific...…

December 14, 1940 (vol. 4, iss. 2) • Page Image 12

…Page Twelve PERSPECTI VES I - r l Y a ii i I V V BOOKS IN SEASON 'emark4 dr e tarx (Continued from Page Eleven) Marx rejected Hegel's divine spiri- tualization of the world and the his- toric process; he declared the funda- mental reality to be solid, stubborn, unconscious, and unconsoling matter. And then he proceeded to read into that matter the very essence of the Divine Spirit as ithad been conceived in Hegel' consoling system, its ...…

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