criticism of victorian How does Arnold register his criticism of victorian industrialism in thyrsis?

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Victorian industrialism replaced the farm and country life with a dirty, petulant city.  Everything because about progress and more.  The factory's polluted the air and water, but they also polluted the culture by pushing people toward consumerism and materialism.

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