Critical Analysis Of Metaphors In The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock

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The Critical analysis of Metaphors
The critical analysis of the “The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S Eliot 's and “The Sound of Silence” by Paul Simon (1964) will investigate how both writers use metaphors to describe barriers. T.S Eliot’s narrate Prufrock’s obstacles due to the absence of self-confidence, hesitation and fear of judgment based on the individuals surround him. Paul Simons describe modern society and the community’s collective stance on matters that decides how people will react to them. Both Eliot’s and Simon try to utilize their work as an opportunity to display the damages society upon itself and its citizen by dispiriting free thoughts. Simon is highlighting his war with depression and loneliness while Prufrock,
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Alfred Prufrock" was written in 1920. The author of this poem describes a person whose name is Prufrock, and he is a psychic person. Prufrock has no capability to make a decision, emotionally stilted, lack of self-confidence and always thought that how people judge him by his appearance. The author of the poem depicts the barriers that Prufrock face. T.S Eliot in his poem, "The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock" writes, "And indeed there will be time, to wonder, ‘Do I dare?’ and, “Do I dare?’"(37-38), show that Prufrock is inadequate to make his decisions. These quotes delineate that Prufrock has not enough confidence to pose a question to his beloved because he is always worried about what she thinks. Moreover, he makes an excuse at the end and says he has still a lot of time to…show more content…
The most significant point that shows that he has no confidence is "I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each. I do not think that they will sing to me." (124-125). In above lines shows that he does not talk with mermaids and he is only assuming that they do not sing for him due to lack of courage. The poet writes,” in the room the women come and go, talking of Michelangelo” (13,14). In these lines, the author describes a place where the people of lower class discuss higher quality concerns and professing to be superior then they are. The room looks like a brothel, and wealthy people are not a part of that room and not involved in any
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