• Modernism Essay
    TS Eliot Modernism Essay “In the poetry of T. S. Eliot, the individual is often depicted within a seemingly harsh or unforgiving social landscape. Discuss how Eliot’s perspective on individual identity is conveyed in two of the poems set for study” Eliot through his poetry explores the effect...
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  • Modernism - T.S Eliot's Rhapsody on a Windy Night and Prufrock
    The 1900s was a period of increasing industrialization of which society saw a growing sense of disillusionment. TS Eliot conveys aspects of modernism through his poems Love Song by J. Alfred Prufrock and Rhapsody on a Windy Night, such as the increasing alienation of society, the loss of identity...
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  • Carol Ann Duffy - Bio - Not Mine
    the TS Eliot Prize in 2005. Duffy's poem Education for Leisure, about a violent teenager, was controversially removed from an examination board's GCSE syllabus in 2008. In a move typical of the poet, Duffy responded with a sardonic new poem about knives in Shakespeare. From a website - NOT MINE!...
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  • literature
    Like many modernist writers, Eliot wanted his poetry to express the fragile psychological state of humanity in the twentieth century. The passing of Victorian ideals and the trauma of World War I challenged cultural notions of masculine identity, causing artists to question the romantic literary...
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  • Spies
    1. Human kind cannot bear very much reality (TS Eliot) * Teenage boy who skips school – series of diary entrys of someone who skips school and goes on adventures * Dismissing reality 2. We need to hold onto illusions in order to cope with reality * Perspective of a person in...
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  • Character Analysis of Tiresias
    horrors of World War I already mocking humanity at large, modern prose and verse represent the fears of human race stuck in the impasse of religion, morality and tradition. TS Eliot represents the quintessence of an age riding on the waves of new-fangled ethos. An accomplished poet, playwright and...
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  • Notes on Cats
    Old Possum’s book of Practical Cats The Naming of Cats," at its most basic level, talks about how cats have three different names.  However, at a deeper level, the poem talks about identity and how people present themselves in different ways to the general public, to their family and friends, and...
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  • The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot
    select this calling. TS Eliot was born to the middle class Eliot family originally from new England. His father, HenryWayne Eliot, was a successful businessman. His mother, Charlotte Champe Stearns wrote poetry and was a social worker. As a child, Eliot had Double Inguinal Hernia prohibiting him from...
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  • Listening Ear
    -650 BMJ Marsha Vanderford, Elaine B. Jenks and Barbara F. Sharf Exploring Patients' Experiences as a Primary Source of Meaning TS Eliot Four Quartets Faber and Faber Ltd London 1959 Ivan Illich Limits to Medicine -- medical nemesis: the expropriation of health Marion Boyars London 1995 Roy Porter Blood and Guts WW Norton & Co Ltd London 2003 ----------------------- [1] Cognitive behavioural therapy...
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  • The Moonstone: Dual Narratives, Social Implications, and Symbolism
    ;. Murfin, Ross C. "The Art of Representation: Collins' The Moonstone and Dickens' Example." The Johns Hopkins University Press 49.3 (1982): 653-72. JSTOR. Web. 28 Oct. 2009. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/2872759>. Niffenegger, Audrey.  "Review: Rereading: The jewel of crime: TS Eliot said it was...
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  • Ts Eliot Critical Essay
    "How has your research into TS Eliot's life and the opinions of ONE critic enriched your understanding of an aspect of The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock?" "Let us go then, you and I". Throughout the poem, The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, written by TS Eliot, there is a consistent use of the...
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  • Essay
    play to which we return time and time again. This idea of repetition is foregrounded at the start with the epigram. Two quotations, one from TS Eliot (“We shall not cease from exploration/And the end of all our exploring/Will be to arrive where we started/And know the place for the first time”) and...
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  • Ts Eliot Prufrock
    these stylistic conventions were: ‘moves to break from the iambic pentameter as the basic unit of verse, to introduce Vers Libre, symbolism, and other new forms of writing’ (Childs, 2008, pg. 3). In the composition of Prufrock TS Eliot utilized a form of symbolism ostensibly very similar to that...
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  • Ts Eliot Paper
    "Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" T.S. Eliot (T.S. Eliot Quotes.) TS Eliot was not only a poet, but a poet that wanted to change his world. He was writing in the hopes that it would give...
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  • T.S Eliot and Modernism
    How does TS Eliot express his modernist concerns in his poems? TS Elliot represents the views of many artists of the modernist movement who encapsulate the psychological and emotional distress of WW1 and the early events of the 20th Century in his poems. Modernists believe that every individual in...
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  • Ts Eliot
    Journey of the Magi from a Christian approach we are better able to grasp the Biblical illusions and symbolism used by TS Eliot. From reading the text from a Christian approach we can see how the poet evokes significant Christian events in the poetic techniques such as the ‘white horse’ symbolising the...
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  • American Poetry 20th Century
    individual belief into an existential truth. Eliot creates a poetic persona who assumes different masks, voices, identities and postures  philosophy of impersonality. There is a no dramatic action, no narrative sequence. It’s an ensemble of episodes with no beginning, middle or end. There is no...
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  • Critical lense for Catcher in the rye
    The quote “humankind cannot stand very much reality”, by TS Eliot, most likely means people don’t like facing the truth. I agree with the quote because people are usually happier believing a lie than facing the truth. Holden Caulfield from The Catcher In the Rye, and the theme...
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  • preludes
    PRELUDES TS ELIOT [1888-1965] A. THE AUTHOR Thomas Stearns [TS] Eliot was born into a wealthy family in St Louis, Missouri, America on September 26, 1888. He became a British citizen at the age of 39 in 1927. As he grew up, Eliot got used to the two sides of life in St. Louis. He saw the...
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  • Preludes - Ts Eliot [1888-1965]
    Preludes - TS Eliot [1888-1965] Relevant Background • Thomas Stearns [TS] Eliot was born in into a wealthy family in St Louis, Missouri, America in 1888 • He became a British citizen at the age of 39 in 1927. • His father was president of a brick making company. His mother wrote poetry and...
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