Essays Tagged: "preludes"

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

ESSAY: RHAPSODY ON A WINDY NIGHT, FACES IN THE STREET, PRELUDES.In three separate poems the theme of the street is bought out and examined.It is seen as a ... s. Both T.S Eliot and Henry Lawson used the street as a metaphor for the lives of the poor.Eliot in Preludes seems to be searching for the one good thing amongst all the misery, but Henry Lawson is fo ... d is now concentrating on finding a good thing out of a bad situation, an "infinitely gentle thing".Preludes is the start of a theme that is continued in Rhapsody On A Windy Night. Rhapsody is a sligh ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Imagery is one of the most potent instruments which a poet can use to awaken the feelings of a reader. Compare the nature and effects of images in two or three poems you have enjoyed.

e impact on the reader and on their understanding of the poem is used largely by T.S. Eliot in the 'Preludes' and 'The Journey of the Magi'.The poet's intentions behind a poem can be guided by the poe ... nd thus, the title helps to put up certain first impressions as intended by the poet. By the name, 'Preludes' it could be told that this is the first poem by the poet in the collection and is thus, li ...

(9 pages) 90 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Human Condition

he stimulus booklet and the depression in the film "Lantana" directed by Ray Lawrence and the poem "Preludes" by T.S. Eliot.John Keats poem "On First Looking at Chapman's Homer" displays the human cap ... fronts his grief. - 589Another text which examines aloneness and alienation in the modern world is "Preludes". This aspect of the human condition is effectively imparted through the repetition of dism ...

(8 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

When we read poems we hear a distinctive voice that influences our response. Discuss in relation to the poetry of T.S. Eliot.

ve voice which influences the way we read and what we gain from the poem. Looking comparatively at 'Preludes', written in 1917 and "The Hollow Men," 1927, through the different personas and interior m ... o connect to the reader and challenge their own values and beliefs about their society and life.In "Preludes," Eliot explores his concerns about the banality of modern society and the growing invasion ...

(5 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A critical assessment of TS Eliot's poem, 'Rhapsody on a windy night'.

Rhapsody on a windy night was written directly after Preludes and echoes many of its themes. Rhapsody... charts the night-time journey of a man through t ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

You are a character from one of Eliot's early poems. Write an internal monologue revealing your thoughts and feelings about your world. A Male character from Preludes

A Male character from PreludesSix o'clock, the night fell clean and cold. As usual, I'm all covered in dirt and dust, from ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A letter to a friend preparing for their exam on TS Eliot for their critical study. The letter details my feelings about his issues and concerns.

udied 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock', 'Portrait of a Lady', 'Rhapsody on a Windy Night' and 'Preludes', I'll be relating my explanation to those poems.The human conditions that Eliot represents ... unpleasantness. 'Prufrock' and 'Portrait of a lady' conveys specifically emotional inaction while 'Preludes' illustrates physical inaction, as the woman in the third stanza struggles sluggishly to pu ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Show how through an analysis of the content, language and style Eliot's "Preludes" is a reflection of its context

ndamental idea in modernism is that it is anti-traditionalist. Thus was the context for TS Eliot's "Preludes", written in 1911.The poem itself depicts society and change from the eyes of a person, vie ... state of the world.In conclusion, it can be seen through Eliot's use of language and imagery that "Preludes" is greatly influenced by its context. Not only is this context that of modernism, but also ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Music in the Romantic Period

mantic Era was the period marked by distinctive character of such music forms as the short intimate preludes, music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera, and the extraordinarily big ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Concept of identity explored in ' when i was growing up' by Nellie wong

e connection that you can make with this text and your prescribed text?'When I was growing up' and 'Preludes' by T. S Eliot share a similar connection in terms of identity. The impact of society on th ... society on the individual in 'When I Was Growing up' is similar to how society caused the people in Preludes to lose their identity. In 'Preludes', patterns of imagery appear throughout, especially in ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Discussing the influence of environment on identity. An Analysis of "Preludes 1917", "Rhapsody on A windy Night" & the poems "Chinese New Year" and "School"

sses the significance of these intertwining factors and the general notion of identity in his poems Preludes 1917 and Rhapsody on a Windy Night, these texts can be juxtaposed to more narrative works s ... tly different each work is in structure all hold common fundamental ideologies relating to identity.Preludes explores the identities (or lack of) of people from a war-torn, alienated society strugglin ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How does the surrounding and interactions with society affect our belonging in fight club, a love song of j. Alfred Prufrock and Batman Begins?

Fight Club, The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock, Preludes, and Batman Begins are all texts which reveal how our surroundings and interactions with so ... tity is portrayed through an individual's action, as judgment of a person is based on their action."Preludes depicts the mundane lives of the working class during the early 20th century. The poem high ... lds revolve like ancient women gathering fuel in vacant lots."The idea of the citizens mentioned in Preludes being "masquerades" provides the understanding that when the citizens ventured out into the ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Secession and Slavery

the American public, Polk addresses the request of Texas to become a part of the United States. He preludes to the annexation as a wise strategic move in regards to the protection of Texas from forei ... st…" (Sullivan 1845)Sullivan is acknowledging slavery as the root of many of the issues, and preludes to removing the problem of slavery by removing slaves and Negroes from the United States al ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars