Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock
by Wallace Stevens
Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock Repression Quotes
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With socks of lace
And beaded ceintures. (8-9)
It's no coincidence that Stevens has chosen two French items (lace is said to have been invented on the border between France and Belgium). The French always seem exotic and exciting when it comes to fashion and accessories, don't they? Why not add a beret to this get-up?
To dream of baboons and periwinkles. (11)
These are not the dreams of a repressed person. No siree. If you're dreaming of baboons, Freud would say you're good to go.