Letters: Nov. 2, 1970

Restless Shifting

Sir: We unyoung people can gratefully welcome the very fine historical perspective m Melvin Maddocks' Essay "Rituals—The Revolt Against the Fixed Smile" [Oct. 12]; it very nicely places us in the highly uncomfortable position of the "In-between Generation."

It also helps to clarify our restless shifting, sometimes toward "too much passion," and other times toward "too much reason," all done in our agonizing attempts to relieve the sharp discomfort of our unattractive in-between position.

If the article falls short of pointing to any specific easy path to follow, it at least avoids...

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