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I have read many different notes on this poem it is still impossible for me to entirely comprehend it. I believe Eliot summed it all up when he said "In The Waste Land, I wasn't even bothering whether I understood what I was saying' (Martin, 42)." To me…
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, the strain of his home life and the need to hide his unhappiness brought on a nervous breakdown. In 1922, while 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…
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        T. S. Eliot, perhaps one of the most controversial 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…
When we read poems we hear a distinctive voice that influences our response. Discuss in relation to the poetry of T.S. Eliot. T.S. Eliot uses poetry as a way of conveying his thoughts, concerns and criticisms about society. When we read Eliot's poetry…
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, Liukkonen (n.d.) says that Eliot found time to finish his long poem The Waste Land. The poem, edited by Ezra Pound, was divided into five sections using many literary sources while combining slang and scholarly language. One of the reasons why the Waste Land
. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography** Eliot, T.S. "The Wasteland." T.S. Eliot: The Complete Poems and Plays. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World Incorporated, 1962. 37-55. Ellmann, Richard. "The First Waste Land-I." The New York Review of Books 17.8 (1971): 10- 16. Karr, Mary. "How…
Joseph Scarpelli T.S. Eliot wrote about times that were vacant and wasteful, which society had brought upon itself. In his poem titled Preludes, Eliot’s perception of modern civilization is of total destruction of all morality due to the lust…
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The Waste Land By T.S. Eliot This poem, which is divided into five parts, was exhaustive to read and understand. I had to read over it at least four to five times before I was able to make some sense out of it. The reason that the is so difficult…
Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) T.S. Eliot was a poet, critic, and an editor. He was a major figure in English poetry, famous for works such as “The Waste Land,” and “The Sacred Wood.” His critical essays helped to start a movement of literary…
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Ceremonies in "The Waste Land" Ceremonies are prevalent throughout T.S. Eliot’s poem "The Waste Land". Eliot relies on literary contrasts to illustrate the specific values of meaningful, effectual rituals of primitive society…
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