Please explain the passage, "Unreal city...weekend at the Metropole" from T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land.

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This passage comes in the third section of Eliot's "The Waste Land ," which he entitled "The Fire Sermon".  In this passage, Eliot is referring to being in a city (to which he also referred to in the first section of the poem, and indicated that it was in London), and being approached by a man.  This man, "Mr. Eugenides," who is a merchant from the Turkish port of Smyrna, asks Eliot if he would like to go with him to a hotel and have lunch, followed by spending the weekend with him. ...

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