River Lethe

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(Greek mythology) a river in Hades

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Those who have crossed over, whether the River Lethe or that crinkle in the brain that controls speech and reason, leave behind their lives and identities--their memories" (171).
Even translation, then, bespeaks the aesthetic of decline, and the shades of meaning that haunt translation are analogous for Engel to the "sheeted dead" Charon escorts across the River Lethe (90).