OverviewEditMarie Louise Larisch von Meonnich, also known as Marie Larisch,
Connection to The Waste LandEdit
In tThe whole coffee scene shows the dull routine of tea parties in the Hofgarten – “talked for an hour”, very boring, unimportant, and sterile ity. The German quote "Bin gar keine Russin, stamm' aus Litauen, echt deutsch", means "I am not Russian at all, I come from Lithuania, I am a real German", which evokes a sense of separatism of nationalistic identity. Marie’s act of recounting her experience has its own significance. Her cousin was an archduke and she had much fun in his company. Once they went out riding in a sledge, Marie was frightened and her cousin told her to hold on to him tightly. This is some evidence that might prove the two of them experienced a moment of intense sexual excitement. This shows Marie is active, adventurous, enthusiastic, she likes being free, connected to a real life, meaning she loves changes unlike others who aren’t willing to change. Marie supports rebirth, resurrection, and recollection.