• Patrick McEvoy-Halston deposited Introductions and Initiations in the group Group logo of LLC CanadianLLC Canadian on MLA Commons 3 years, 11 months ago

    Explores how Phyllis Webb’s “To Those Who Have Also Considered Suicide” is a poem which mischievously induces the reader to become one of the “friends” who undergo the “initiation” of suicide. The reader is encouraged to let go any grievance, however, in consideration of the poet’s successful demonstration of the initiation as involving genuine enlightenment.