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    Biography of T. S. Eliot

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    T.S Eliot, a man known for his dedication to literature, was a determined poet that was willing to overcome any obstacles to achieve a higher place in the literary world. Eliot’s poems, not for the faint of heart, dealt with his more troubling life experiences, such as depression, illnesses, and the complex society of World War One. These trials and tribulations lead Eliot into a state of collapse, which was fueled by his wife Vivien’s illness, and started publishing at night. Eliot was notorious

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    The Contemporary Resonance of T. S. Eliot 's poetry My critical analysis of T S Eliot’s iconic poetry reveals that its contemporary relevance is mainly a consequence of the hopelessness it embodies. By examining The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock (1915) and Preludes (1911), I gained an insight into the futility conveyed by Eliot’s exploration of stagnation and industrialization. These ideas, which Eliot explores in his distinctive style, are still relevant within modern-day society and add to the

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    The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot

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    the most important poems of the twentieth century (Dictionary.com). The Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot, has puzzled its audience and been tossed aside by the general population since 1922, when the poem was published. To a reader not committed to delving into its metaphors, the story might appear to represent the broken faithlessness of a society physically and emotionally marred after the Great War. However, Eliot intended the meaning to be much deeper. He strived to capture the struggle of awareness and

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    Faced with a world lacking variety, viewpoints, vibrancy, and virtue- a world without life- a fearful and insecure T.S. Eliot found himself the only one who realized all of civilization had been reduced to a single stereotype. Eliot (1888-1965) grew up as an outsider. Born with a double hernia, he was always distinguished from his peers, but translated his disability into a love of nature. He developed a respect for religion as well as an importance for the well-being of others from his grandfather

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    Analysis of The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot

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    zero [and the signifier] can take on any value required ”, meaning that the images Eliot uses do not have one fixed signification and consequently conjure up thought-provoking ideas that need to be studied (qtd. in Derrida 10). One idea critics agree on is, as Paul Muldoon notes in his introduction to “The Waste Land” that “[i]t’s almost impossible to think of a world in which The Waste Land did not exist” (Eliot 2013, pg.5 ), further he proceeds that the poem has been written in an “oppressive climate”

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    that “no one has ever / returned alive from” (?) which convinces Montefeltro to reveal his secrets as he is sure anyone else in hell is stuck there without the possibility of going back into the world with other people. The use of this passage by Eliot aids in setting up the fact that Prufrock is isolated from those around him and is unable to leave his mental confinement in order to escape his

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    Davis-Kilpatrick Professor Babbitt Modernist Poetry May 1, 2015 T. S. Eliot vs. Wallace Stevens During T. S. Eliot’s time many of his contemporaries including himself were in the custom of alluding to classic works of poetry. They incorporated references to notable texts like Dante. Eliot especially is a main perpetrator of alluding. Eliot has the ability create a picture for the reader and provide historical context to his works. A contemporary of Eliot, Pound, once said you should try to “be influenced by

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    In The Wasteland, T.S. Eliot offers a wonderful insight to the spiritual aspect of the modern world. The wasteland that is described in the poem consists of a dried up and waterless land. Throughout the poem, Eliot looks for us to find a solution on how to rescue ourselves from what is known as the wasteland. To come to the full solution, he asks that we must give ourselves in the way of sacrifice. Another way to look at sacrifice is in Christianity, it has a tie into the theme of love. In order

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    "Cascando," by S. Beckett (Poems 41-42), and "Burnt Norton," by T. S. Eliot (Quartets 7-13) express the poets' desire for love and union: Beckett, desiring a woman, expresses his apprehension of their love, and Eliot, wanting divine revelation, expresses his apprehension of God's love in creating the universe. Knowing the poets' personal circumstances, the artists' creative suffering can be discovered in these complex poems, as they struggle to discern the uncertain future, and to arrange to procure

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    had been opened that allowed one to see within the minds. It invoked an obsession with figuring out the human mind and psyche. It also encouraged many artists and writers to try to find an understanding of the dark regions of the human psyche. T. S. Eliot captures the idea of inward thought in his poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. The entire poem is about Prufrock's inner dialogue as he struggles against his own inner psyche. He spends the whole night trapped in his own thoughts, unable to

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