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    and respect for women is always present. “The Flea” is its own mingling of lust, love, and Christianity, married by Donne. Works Cited Donne, John. "The Flea." The Norton Anthology of English Literature. New York: M. H. Abrams, 1993. 1081. Eliot, T S. "Dissocation of Sensibility." Essays in Criticism 2 (1952): 213-214. Oxford Journals. Evans, Robert C. "Literary Contexts in Poetry: John Donne's "the Flea"" Great Neck Publishing (2006): 1. Literary Reference Center. EBSCO. Northeast Lakeview

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    Laforgue, who exercised a great deal of influence on T S Eliot, and of Francois Villon who was extolled as poetic model by Ezra Pound. In modern literary practice too we witness a rapprochement between the novel and the poetry in the opening decades of this century. In “How to Read’ Pound declared: ‘I believe no man can now write really good verse unless he knows Stendhal and Flaubert’ Similarly the use of the ‘mask’ and the ‘persona’ in the poems of Eliot, Yeats and pound give us as it were the speeches

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    Gwendolyn Brooks

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    much of her early life. "Eventide," her first poem, was published in American Childhood Magazine in 1930. A few years later she met James Weldon Johnson and Langston Hughes, who urged her to read modern poetry--especially the work of Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and e. c. cummings--and who emphasized the need to write as much and as frequently as she possibly could. By 1934 Brooks had become an adjunct member of the staff of the Chicago Defender and had published almost one hundred of her poems in a weekly

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    The Wasteland

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    T. S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland” depicts a definitive landscape of desolation, reflecting the damaged psyche of humanity after World War I. Relationships between men and women have been reduced to meaningless social rituals, in which sex has replaced love and physical interaction has replaced genuine emotional connection. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” goes a step further in depicting these relationships: the speaker reveals a deep sexual frustration along with an awareness of morality

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     Black Cat, Night, Alfred Prufrock, Red Wheelbarrow Symbolism of colors is evident in much of literature. "The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane, "The Black Cat" of Edgar Allan Poe, "Night" by William Blake, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T. S. Eliot, and "The Red Wheelbarrow" by William Carlos Williams encompass examples of color symbolism from both the prose and the poetry of literature. When drawing from various modes of psychology, interpretations of various colors, with emphasis to dream

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    The Power of the Mind

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    unworthy. The power of the mind can create a hero or slowly kill a man from with-in, and it is up to the individual to choose the direction of the mind. Works Cited Carver, Raymond. Cathedral: Stories. New York: Knopf, 1983. Print. Elliot, T. S. "T. S. Eliot: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock." Washington State University - Pullman, Washington. Web. 29 Mar. 2011. .

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    John Donne utilizes his remarkable ability to draw a wistful sigh of love from any reader while shocking and twisting brain cells at the same time.  It is this innovative method of combining such passion and great intellect that entices poets like T. S.  Eliot to imitate him and others like Samuel Johnson to criticize him. One example of John Donne's words coming off as a thoughtful and indeed intriguing comparison is presented in "The Sun Rising. "  In this composition, Donne proclaims in a conceit

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    Passive Lovers T. S. Eliot was the dominant force in twentieth-century British and American poetry. With poems such as The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, he introduced an edgy, disenchanted, utterly contemporary version of French Symbolism to the English-speaking world. Most poets recognize that in producing a sensational poetic work, many concerns arise with the use of various literary tools to convey ideas, opinions or simply an observation. Through vivid imagery and metaphors, TS Elliot in

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    After reading and evaluating the works of T. S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club, there are various discussion points pertaining to the connection between tragedy and human conditions. Herein, tragedy is the result of a specific human condition, disengagement. This essay aims to identify and explain the behavioural traits between characters in two literary works which leads to a disengagement by the characters from a typical social environment. In Palahniuk’s

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    Both Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ulysses” and T. S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” involve the narrator’s dealing with a self crisis, characterized by a state of despair at their current situation. Ulysses is not content with his return to kingship after the adventures of The Odyssey and Prufrock is self-deprecating, hating himself for his indecision and his perceived lack of worth. Yet while Ulysses resolves to take action to regain his former days of glory and adventure, Prufrock is

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