Essays Tagged: "Waste Land"

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 - 399 he writes:In t ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.3 Nov/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Eliot's Waste Land"

hile recovering in a Swiss spa, Eliot began to write one of his longest and most moving poems, ?The Waste Land.??The Waste Land? comes in five parts, starting with ?The Burial of the Dead,? a name tak ... Babylon according to the Apocalypse and the finding of the Holy Grail. The concluding lines of "The Waste Land" do not so much resolve the question of how things will end up as pose a three-part chall ...

(2 pages) 161 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

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

ial poets of modern times, wrote what many critics consider the most controversial poem of all, The Waste Land. The Waste Land was written using a fragmented style. This is a style that is evident in ... Eliot's poetry is evident in the Jamesian qualities he uses. For example, the opening verse of The Waste Land ends with the Jamesian note, 'ICook 2read, much of the night, and go south in the winter' ...

(6 pages) 229 0 3.6 Feb/1996

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.

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 metaphor wh ... ward and try to imagine what T.S. Eliot would think if he saw these city streets. In his book, "the Waste Land," it is forced into our imagination that the world is dead; the earth is a waste land. He ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

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

1920's thru the end of the century. Some of his modern techniques can be seen in works such as The Waste Land, The Four Quartets, and The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. His use of diction, style an ... reader. His use of fragmentation is probably the hardest to understand. This use is abundant in The Waste Land.The Waste Land, published in 1922, won Eliot international recognition. It expresses with ...

(6 pages) 105 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

An Analysis of T. S. Eliots Poetry

deal that was new and original. His early works, like "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and The Waste Land, draw on a wide range of cultural reference to depict a modern world that is in ruins yet ... ather than lamenting the ruin of modern culture and seeking redemption in the cultural past, as The Waste Land does, the quartets offer ways around human limits through art and spirituality. The pasti ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

T. S. Eliot's "The Wasteland"

T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land" has been named the most important poem ever written. Many have also said that it is the ...

(7 pages) 131 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Absence of Fertility in T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland"

Written in the 1920s, this T.S. Eliot poem describes the modern world as a wasteland in the aftermath of World War I. Literally, "The Wasteland" refers to the battlefields of ... uropeans became infiltrated with decadence, meaninglessness and alienation. In the epigraph of "The Wasteland," Eliot displays his pessimism towards modern culture by referencing Sibyl, a mythological ... ned an injury to his testicles. This wound renders him infertile and causes his kingdom to become a wasteland, similar to the modern world. In order to regenerate the land, the Fisher King must be cur ...

(11 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of "The Hollow Men", by T.S. Elliot.

pair as the only acceptable alternative to the false existence of the unthinking inhabitants of the waste land.The despair of "The Hollow Men" is controlled by intellectual principles, in the way the ... oet's attraction to a visionary imagery."The Hollow Men" replaces the rich and chaotic style of The Waste Land with an austerity of expression and a more contemplative mood. The formal strategy of The ...

(2 pages) 50 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Ode on a Grecian Urn" vs "The Wasteland"

While "The Waste Land" depicts images of sterility and desolate land, "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is one of immortal ... time is the cause for all decay and the images on the urn never changes, while he is more like The Wasteland. He will decay eventually and he wishes he could be the urn.Ode on a Grecian Urn is a refl ... mortal and he and his emotions cannot live on as the urn can. The author lives in the world of The Wasteland, one of death and without love. The only love in The Wasteland is fake love of rape and se ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Complexity In The Wasteland

In The Wasteland, T.S. Eliot paints a bleak picture for his readers. Despite the vagueness that is present ... abitants, a large growth in the cities, and the materialism now possessed by these inhabitants. The Wasteland is divided so as to address human nature and life in this state of being. For example in p ... etaphor for materialism. It is the growing materialism that blinds and binds the inhabitants of the Wasteland.Man does have a saving grace, though, according to Eliot. Or, at least, there is a power t ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

T. S. Eliot Bio

Observations in 1917 (Encarta Encyclopedia). He gained international attention after publishing The Waste Land (1922), edited by Ezra Pound. The Waste Land, a five-part poem, had a fragmented form wit ... ive-part poem, had a fragmented form with a unifying theme of despair. A prominent symbolism in The Waste Land is derived from the story of the quest for the Holy Grail. Eliot made a conversion to the ...

(1 pages) 440 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land Is Characteristic Of The Modernist Literary Period.

The poem I am choosing to examine is T.S, Eliot's The Waste Land emerging from the Modernist poetic movement. The modern movement occurred after World War ... across Europe as a result of the war enter the world of T.S. Eliot's poetry. The first part of The Waste Land, "The Burial of the Dead," presents the voice of a countess looking back on her pre-World ... s followed by a solemn description of present dryness when "the dead tree gives no shelter." (3)The Wasteland is not a land literally laid waste by war. It does not mention the unemployment and econom ...

(4 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Eliot next to baudelaire

Throughout The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot uses nature with negative undertones to convey to his reader the ideas and fe ...

(1 pages) 855 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

T.S. Eliot

ater he had ?alboulie?. While in the sanitarium Elliot finished his finest work ever published "The Wasteland". After Eliot?s death people drew upon the conclusion that the "The Waste Land" was a mirr ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

I Feel Fine

to look at the story. Although the first part of his review compares Hemingway?s short story to The Waste Land, by T.S. Eliot which I am unfamiliar with, he makes the connections between the two stori ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Alone In A Crowded Room

ful beauty and innocence rather than his plans for change and growth. In Elliot's poem, "The Waste Land," the opposite - group oriented - stance is taken. Elliot's character, Marie, embraces th ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Style and Personality in Marlowe's Hero and Leander and T.S.Eliot's The Waste Land..

ality is still very much present and accountable. In Marlowe's Hero and Leander and T.S.Eliot's The Waste Land, the poet's personality overrides the conventions of the poem in two very different examp ... fferent technique is bold because Eliot's persona was based on his strong opinions and beliefs. The Waste Land, published in 1922, defined Modernist poetry and became possibly the most influential poe ...

(10 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Poetic Voices

POETIC VOICESThe poetic voices in "The Waste Land", the ones who tell us a story about a quest for regenerating a waste land, are multiple ... h phrasing and the coarse content of her story.THE TWO QUEENS"A Game of Chess" is a section of "The Waste Land" concerned with the opposition between the order and the disorder, as the main protagonis ... ted through the theme of suicide. Therefore, the use of these myths is ironical, only strength the "waste" situation of the modern relationship.

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry