Letters: Apr. 3, 1964

Cheever's Credo Sir: A garland of bay leaves to TIME for the very revealing insight into the charismatic soul of Author Cheever [March 27] who appears to be basically idealistic as opposed to the majority of the perverted authors on the contemporary scene who advocate nihilism as their credo. I particularly appreciated his succinct and moralistic Metamorphoses. ANN PAPASTEFAN Cudahy, Wis.

Sir: One of the best articles I have read in many months. It was sympathetic, objective, friendly, and expressed a fitting admiration for one of our outstanding authors in...

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