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Her speeches largely consist of conventional "Japanese" phrases--"your augustness," "sayonara," "excellency," "whichever.
Here again, the dream element seems to inoculate the poem against depersonalizing augustness.
As with The Thibaults, it does attain to a certain augustness, and its shored-up incompletion does indeed render it an unusual, if deeply frustrating, read; we feel, as the translators aptly suggest, like "an intruder peering into private papers.