Essays Tagged: "Prufrock"

The analysis of the love song of prufrock by T.S. eliot

english 99In his poem Eliot paints the picture of an insecure man looking for his place in society. Prufrock has fallen in with the times, and places a lot of burden on social status and class to dete ... e around him of his value and establish who he is. Through out the poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", T.S. Eliot explores Prufrock's conflict with society, love and self.The issue of Prufrock ...

(5 pages) 237 0 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of J alfred prufrock by T.S. Elliot. Rough draft needs footnotes and proofing, but a very well written essay.

T.S. Elliot's 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,' is a melancholy poem of one man's frustrated search to find the meaning of his existence. ... contributes to the poems theme of communion and loneliness.The Poem begins with an invitation from Prufrock to follow him through his self-examination. The imagery of this invitation begins with a st ... table.' (Line 1-3) This simile literally describes the evening sky, but functions on another level. Prufrock's description of the 'etherised' evening indicates an altering of perception, and an alteri ...

(5 pages) 176 1 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Summary of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot.

ting that there will be time. He describes yellow smoke and fog outside the house of the gathering. Prufrock talks about his social behavior, worrying over how others will see him. For example he is w ... into one of those lonely men. At line 85 he finally admits that he is afraid to talk to them. After Prufrock's chance of talking to the women passes he wonders if it would have been worthwhile to act, ...

(1 pages) 86 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock" by T.S Eliot.

Prufrock is portrayed as a shy and timid character whose thoughts and attitudes are severely degrade ... oubting temperament, he forms feelings of isolation and loneliness, manifesting an anti-hero status.Prufrock's identity is chiefly explored by three stylistic features. These are the use of an epigrap ... an epigraph, recurring images and repetition.The epigraph explores the suffering and uncertainty in Prufrock's identity in an effective way. It is in first person and therefore provides insight about ...

(3 pages) 118 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

T.S. Eliot report - Biography and Works.

Pound assisted Eliot in the publication of his work in many magazines. Eliot's first book of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, was published in 1917. Eliot's reputation began to grow tremendousl ...

(1 pages) 53 2 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Experiences in Nature, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, and Ode by Wordsworth

pes of nature troubling them differ. Wordsworth's narrator's worries carry him to the past; whereas Prufrock's troubles seize him to the present and look into the future. Both narrarators share burden ... ent and look into the future. Both narrarators share burdens dealing with isolation and nature, but Prufrock's faces an opposite, more extreme nature then Wordsworth.The narrarator in Wordsworth's poe ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"

In T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," the author is establishing the problems the narrator is having with his coming of age. Th ... ls with the narrator's fear of no longer being able to attain any kind of great love due to his age.Prufrock feels unsure about himself throughout the entire poem. He is terrified of what might occur ... was borrowed from Dante's Inferno, which suggests that the only those who understand the fears that Prufrock embodies in the poem can actually understand what the true meaning of the text is, and thos ...

(5 pages) 119 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Love Song Of Alfred J. Prufrock by T.S. Eliot

Prufrock conveys his apprehension and uncertainty as he attempts to tell a woman of his love for her ... s not very confident, he changes and rethinks everything, he overanalyzes, and he is very doubtful. Prufrock monstrates that he has decided not to express his love in lines 87-109 by showing that he f ... s about how his woman would not be happy about her life spent with him. The monologue displays that Prufrock sees himself as a man divided in two parts. One part of him is very aware of what he wants ...

(1 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Lovesong of J Arthur Proofrock" by T.S. Eliot

Jenna HeckerAndersonJ. Arthur Prufrock as a tragic characterThe lovesong of J. Arthur Prufrock is a candid look into the tortured ... ufrock is a candid look into the tortured psyche of a man struggling with his self-image. J. Arthur Prufrock is afraid to admit to himself that he has failed. He has failed in love, in life, and in hi ... hat he has failed. He has failed in love, in life, and in his ability to establish his own identity.Prufrock invites us to join him in his self-examination and paints for the reader a dull yellowing w ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does TS Eliot evoke scenes, characters and moral atmosphere in his early poems? Essay considers: 'Prufrock', 'Portrait of a Lady' and 'Rhapsody on a windy night'.

r the use of dramatic monologue.Many of Eliot's early poems are dramatic monologue, most notably ...Prufrock and Portrait...These are both evocations of character. In Portrait of a Lady, the narrator ... reluctance to be at the concert is conveyed. Dramatic monologue is used for a similar effect in ...Prufrock. Here, the fragmented, anaphoric form of the poem reflects the mode of Prufrock's thought a ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Perspectives, themes, recurring images and ideas in TS Eliot poems: prufrock, lady of a portrait, preludes, rhapsody

Perspectives of TS Eliot's Poems1) Feminist (Prufrock)Wealthy, cultural, fashionable, appearance consciousCompartmentalises - women 'bare arms' ' ... ofitsClass divisions - unskilled labourers- Rise of a "middles class"Quotes for Feminist PerspectivePrufrock"In the room the women...""Perfume from a dress""Arms that are bracelet, white and bare""Kno ... gful level. Women however, are sex objects ("bare arms", "perfume", "bracelet", "skirts") that make Prufrock "digress" (distracted). Women (mermaids) are dismembered (parts, not a whole). They put on ...

(2 pages) 30 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"

Though the title of Eliot's poem, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" leads the reader to believe it will be a sweet poem, the juxtaposition of the epigraph rig ... rasts the initial thought. It is from Dante's Inferno and explores the suffering and uncertainty in Prufrock. Translated, the epigraph is Guido de Montefeltro confessing his sins to Dante assuming tha ... le to escape the depth, the depth being Hell, and therefore not be able to tell others of his sins. Prufrock, much like Guido, tells his story, his self-doubt and insecurities to the reader because he ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" T.S. Eliot's Portrayal of Personal Failure & Inadequacy

provides the reader with very little in the way of an explanation, and one gets the impression that Prufrock is experiencing some form of inner turmoil.Eventually, the flowing pace of the poem becomes ... elo.By employing such a method, Eliot has introduced the inadequacy of his character, cutting short Prufrock's diatribe about the vulgarity of his existence and using a simply rhyming couplet in order ...

(6 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Discuss how The Human Condition is explored by Eliot as a struggle for fulfillment in a meaningless world.

s etc. Eliot uses dramatic monologue to reveal the character's soul to us. As the reader, we follow Prufrock through the streets as he describes the city while he ponders whether or not he should ask ... oughout the poem. Through the use of imagery, Eliot describes a mundane, meaningless world in which Prufrock is isolated and alone in his miseries. This, coupled with his human weaknesses ultimately c ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

T S Eliot's "Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock"

d compensate for his loneliness. Through Eliot's rich imagery and excellent use of Poetic Language, Prufrock's explanation of his memories, his experiences and most importantly, his feelings (most of ... is experiences and most importantly, his feelings (most of which are doubt) come alive in this poem.Prufrock's dichotomy lies in not only his fear of socilisation but also the underlying misconception ...

(3 pages) 94 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character sketch of the narrator the poem " The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock"

In the poem " The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock" the narrator is J.Alfred Prukrock. T.S Elliot writes this poem and in this poem he uses a ... and in this poem he uses a combination of human sympathy and ironic wit. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" is not a poem about love, but about the thoughts of a man with a low self-esteem. The poem ... does not believe good things will ever happen to him, or that the world has anything to offer him. Prufrock does not love any body or does he believe that any one could ever love him. In this poem Pr ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Briefly discuss about interior monologue in "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia woolf.

his interior monologue means thinking him/herself. for example love song of perforce by Eliot. Here prufrock presented as modern man. That modern man always thinking but can not make it action. They j ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Who is the I and the you in the "Love Song"? A personal response paper about T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock"

T. S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock describes the consciousness of a modern, nuerotic individual incapable of any real emotiona ... bes the consciousness of a modern, nuerotic individual incapable of any real emotional interaction. Prufrock is Eliot's definition of the modern man; an over-educated, eloquent, sexually retarded, yet ... I" and the speaker of the poem. The poem circles around a formless and vague center, the "one" whom Prufrock addresses. Prufrock's potential lover, this "you" aids in illustrating the emotional distan ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of T.S Elliot's "J.Alfred Prufrock"

y and spiritual poverty. Eliot conveys these aspects of the machine age quite deeply in Lovesong of Prufrock and Prelude. The Lines, "of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels/ And sawdust restaura ... Lines, "of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels/ And sawdust restaurants wit oyster shells" in Prufrock illustrates the drab and dirty neighborhood, where Prufrock lives in solitary gloom. Most r ...

(7 pages) 36 0 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

T. S. Eliot Bio

. He moved to England after graduating from Harvard.Eliot's first published collection of poems was Prufrock and Other Observations in 1917 (Encarta Encyclopedia). He gained international attention af ...

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers