Essays Tagged: "T. S. Eliot"

The Lightning - a review from T.S. Eliot's book

In T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land you perceive many images from thewriting style he uses. In lines 386 - ... sunken, and the limp leavesWaited for rain, while the black cloudsGathered far distant, over Himavant.The jungle crouched, humped in silence.In these lines he seems to tell of a graveyard near a chape ... cusfrom the sermon. The chapel could represent death as well, since you go inand cannot look back out. The rooster in lines 392 and 393 may symbolize the beginning ofanother day, or another lif ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.3 Nov/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Eliot's Waste Land"

Thomas Sterns Eliot, better known as T. S. Eliot, is considered to be one of the most ?realistic? American poets of this time. However, h ... forte, a dramatic dialogue giving us the real measure of the jaded woman:?My nerves are bad to-night. Yes, bad. Stay with me.Speak to me. Why do you never speak? Speak.What are you thinking of? What ... odern English poetry. It contrasts the spiritual stagnation of the present with the myths of the past. It proved to be a fine vehicle for meditating on the fate of civilization after World War I. Just ...

(2 pages) 161 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Waiting....Samuel Becket's Godot

nging themselves, and then do it all over again. The existentialist style by Godot is comparable to T.S. Eliot's works. Eliot's Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, and Hollow Men are about the tormenting ... The connection among these three works is that people want to and should do so much, but they do not.Waiting for Godot takes place in a rural area, with just a tree in the background. The two friends ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

T.S. Eliot's "Journey of the Magi" is a very visually stimulating poem. In this essay it is diagrammed and broke apart line by line to show the imagery and the tone of the whole overall poem.

"My interpretations of Journey of the Magi"T.S. Eliot's poem "Journey of the Magi" interprets the wisemens' trip to go see baby Jesus from a di ... helpers. At times the speaker mentions that he misses his home and the "silken girls bringing sherbet." They traveled all night and took turns sleeping, the magi must have wanted to get there sooner t ... he people in their kingdoms "clutching their gods" and they didn't see any sort of satisfaction in it. To me it seems like the magi believe because in the ending line the speaker says "I should be gla ...

(2 pages) 110 1 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

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

Surrealism is a dangerous word to use about the poet, playwright and critic T.S. Eliot, and certainly with his first major work, 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock '. Eliot w ... t's favourites among his French contemporaries weren't surrealists, but were rather the figures of St. John Perse and Paul Verlaine, among others. This does not mean Eliot had nothing in common with s ... turally and quite uncomfortably, the dream imagery and 'corrupted' sense of reality are again evident. Some critics believe that Prufrock's inability to be a part of society is personified by this 'et ...

(4 pages) 200 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land"

T. S. Eliot, perhaps one of the most controversial poets of modern times, wrote what many critics co ... Land, he used all the different themes, techniques, and style's he had been developing to this point. The Waste Land is developed entirely using fragments and quotations. This is symbolic of his desp ... e meaning Eliot was trying to convey (Bergonzi 11, Mack 1743, Martin 20-22, 110, Ricks 9, Unger 18).T. S. Eliot's use of estrangement in poems is his way of expressing feelings between himself and the ...

(6 pages) 229 0 3.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

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

m 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's place in ... il.Prufrock is beginning to feel especially detached from society and burdened by his awareness of it. He thinks "I should have been a pair of ragged claws/ Scuttling across the floors of silent seas. ...

(5 pages) 237 0 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Jonathan Swift's style of writing

Swift wrote plain perfection of prose. Comment.Many critics like William Deans Howells; T.S. Eliot etc. have called Jonathan Swift the greatest w ... William Deans Howells; T.S. Eliot etc. have called Jonathan Swift the greatest writer of prose like T.S. Eliot says that"Swift, the greatest writer of English prose, and the greatest man who has ever ... ybody can understand his language that is why even children can read his books with so much enjoyment. Also, Swift addresses people as rational and political beings, making them his equals. For exampl ...

(3 pages) 72 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Biography of W.H. Auden.

George Augustus Auden, a distinguished physician, and Rosalie (Bicknell) Auden. He was educated at St. Edmund's Hindhood and then at Gresham's School, Holt, Norfolk. In 1925 he entered Christ Church, ... ved a disappointing third-class degree in English and had his first collection of poems rejected by T.S. Eliot at Faber & Faber.In 1928 he moved to Berlin where he was first introduced to the psyc ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

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

In the poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T. S. Eliot, the main character, J. Alfred Prufrock is seen as an anti-hero. His character and ident ... orm of the poem as a disorderly train of thought, implying rather than telling.Throughout the poem, T.S. Eliot uses many allusions in order to illustrate Prufrock's character and identity. The first s ... in the epigraph at the beginning of the poem, went to hell, but came back to life and talked about it. This allusion, like the epigraph, is parallel to the poem. Prufrock sees himself as being in hell ...

(4 pages) 240 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad in "The Hollow Men" by T. S. Eliot.

these ideas through other literature, cinematography, or music. In his dream-like "The Hollow Men" T. S. Eliot uses allusion as a vehicle for his purpose. The purpose seems elusive to the author hims ... level of his primal emotions. By selecting Heart of Darkness as a universal allusion in this poem, T. S. Eliot is able to promote his purpose though the themes and rhetoric of this novel. Conrad's no ...

(6 pages) 87 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

T.S. Eliot's poem, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," written in the early modern period is an e ... y becomes hidden behind these high-class masks in order to create an elite, conflict free environment. Prufrock also shows that he is very sef-conscious of his appearance, with which many modern folk ... alking of Michelangelo." This leads the reader to believe that they really have nothing to talk about. This is another example of the way people hide their self identity. Prufrock has already witnesse ...

(3 pages) 186 2 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The use of the street in T.S Eliot's "Rhapsody on a Windy Night", "Preludes" and Henry Lawson's "Faces In The Street."

street is bought out and examined.It is seen as a grey depressing window into people's lives. Both T.S Eliot and Henry Lawson used the street as a metaphor for the lives of the poor.Eliot in Preludes ... initely gentle thing".Preludes is the start of a theme that is continued in Rhapsody On A Windy Night. Rhapsody is a slightly more angry "I can't take it any more" type of poem than Preludes, as repre ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

There are many reasons as to why people prefer to live outside of the city but work in the heart of it.

ity. It is now the month where everything should be glooming, pleasing, and living, however it is not. In "the Waste Land" by Thomas Sterns Eliot, he states, "April is the cruellest month." This is a ... here are many reasons as to why people prefer to live outside of the city but work in the heart of it.I look forward and try to imagine what T.S. Eliot would think if he saw these city streets. In his ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Characterization of Hamlet.

esses. The best known is indecisiveness, but his inconsistency is a more outstanding characteristic.T.S. Eliot argued that Hamlet was an artistic failure, due to a basic weakness in the play. It was h ... conversing with God, Claudius will bypass purgatory, go straight to heaven and escape his punishment. This situation makes for high drama but has some logical weakness. As the reader or audience we r ...

(6 pages) 83 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

T.S. Eliot report - Biography and Works.

T.S. EliotThomas Stearns Eliot was born on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. Along with bei ... Missouri. Along with being a playwright, literary critic, and editor, he was an American-English poet. Eliot lived In St. Louis for the first eighteen years of his life and attended Harvard University ...

(1 pages) 53 2 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

T.S. Eliot and The Waste Land (This is a rewrite of someone else from here's material.)

Thomas Stearns Eliot, more commonly known as T. S. Eliot, was born September 26, 1888 in Saint Louis Missouri. He was considered to be one of the ... the common themes of separation from people and the world and feelings of isolation, including Eliot. His education at Harvard broadened his horizons with interesting studies such as Indian philosoph ... ion at Harvard broadened his horizons with interesting studies such as Indian philosophy and Sanskrit. This could also be the reasons why he slips into foreign tongue in so many of his poems.For some ...

(6 pages) 105 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

TS Eliot's piece, Our Whimpering World

ut an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality"-T.S. EliotBeing an expatriate T.S. Eliot was extremely affected by World War I and as aresult his wr ... will getlost in it or be defeated by it: His overall pessimistic claim being that our world iscorrupt. Generally, Eliot is disgruntled by the profound imperfections in men within hissocial order; whic ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

TS Eliot Journey Of The Magi Analysis

T.S. Eliot's poem "Journey of the Magi" interprets the wisemens' trip to go see baby Jesus from a di ... elpers. At times, the speaker mentions that he misses his home and the "silken girls bringing sherbet." They traveled all night and took turns sleeping, the magi must have wanted to get there sooner t ... he people in their kingdoms "clutching their gods" and they didn't see any sort of satisfaction in it. To me it seems like the magi believe because in the ending line the speaker says "I should be gla ...

(9 pages) 4778 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

'It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end' Ursula LeQuin. Discuss this concept with reference to other texts.

Red Tree a picture book composed by Sean Tan and 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' composed by T.S Eliot illustrates contrast to this notion.Roberto Benigi portrayed Guido as having a goal to pro ... e is repeated through out the poem to indicate the persona's lack of self confidence and self respect. Prufrock is a dejected individual who seems to make progress in his journey but negative process ...

(3 pages) 67 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing