• Eliot and Lawrence
    T. S. Eliot and D. H. Lawrence – Compare and Contrast their Techniques and Themes T. S. Eliot and D. H. Lawrence, although they are both contemporary authors of Modernist period, express different values and techniques. They are both born in 1880s when the world enters the industrial age. While...
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  • ts eliot
    What according to T. S. Eliot, is ‘dissociation of sensibility’? What is his charge against Milton and Dryden in the essay on ‘The Metaphysical Poets’? Eliot’s theory of the ‘dissociation of sensibility’ may be said to be an attempt to find some kind of historical explanation to the dissolution of...
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  • The Metaphysical Poets
    John Donne (1572 – 1631) was the most influential metaphysical poet. His personal relationship with spirituality is at the center of most of his work, and the psychological analysis and sexual realism of his work marked a dramatic departure from traditional, genteel verse. His early work, collected in Satires and...
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  • Metaphysical Poetry
     Metaphysical poetry, a term coined by Samuel Johnson, has its roots in 17th-century England. This type of poetry is witty, ingenious, and highly philosophical. It topics included love, life and existence. It used literary elements of similes, metaphors, imagery, paradoxes, conceit, and far-fetched...
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  • John Donne (1572-1631)
    -Classified as "Metaphysical Poetry" : far-fetched comparison[ conceit ] -Reacts against the traditional amorous poems of courtly love -Techniques : extreme comparisons[ conceits ], puns, paradoxes, obscurity, exaggeration -Demands an imaginative effort from the reader 2)Metaphysical Poets -A group...
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  • Analysis of the "The Burial of the Death"
    New Criticism. It seeks to examine how Eliot subverts his personality and emerges as a catalyst in the Burial of the Death by using various element such as as paradox, unity of structure and contrastive imagery to ensure the organic unity of the poem. To Eliot, a poem or a work of art is thing in itself...
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  • Assignment Meg 5
    is therefore a 'dramatisation of the reproduction' (Richard Harland, p.6). What he means is that in a play or an epic, what happens is this - the poet recreates an experience, the audience watch that re-created experience, they are in fact encouraged to live through that experience . as if they are...
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  • Characteristics of Metaphysical Poetry
    What is a metaphysical poem? Metaphysical poetry is concerned with the whole experience of man, but the intelligence, learning and seriousness of the poets means that the poetry is about the profound areas of experience especially - about love, romantic and sensual; about man's relationship with God...
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  • T. S. Eliot as a Critic
    Eliot, T. S., in full THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT (b. Sept. 26, 1888, St. Louis, Mo., U.S. – d. Jan. 4, 1965, London, Eng.), American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor, a leader of the modernist movement in poetry in such works as The Waste Land (1922) and Four Quartets (1943). Eliot exercised...
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  • Structuralism
    crime, romance, etc) is the langue which defines it.   Tradition and Individual Talent by T. S. Eliot |     T.S. Eliot’s ‘Tradition and Individual Talent’ is one of the critical essay in which Eliot has described with concept of tradition, individual talent, emotion and poetry as well as his concept...
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  • Prufrock
    "Disintegration And Chaos Amongst Us" "The point of view which I am struggling to attack is perhaps related to the metaphysical theory of the substantial unity of the soul: for my meaning is, that the poet has, not a ‘personality' to express, but a particular medium, which is only a medium and not a personality...
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  • Donne's Poetry
    look at the form, structure and content of “The Relic” in an attempt to offer an explanation as to what the poem is about. It will examine the metaphysical poets, and discuss the techniques employed by them to express their views. “The Relic” consists of three 11-line stanzas which incorporate tetrameter...
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  • New Criticism
    [pic]Partly for this reason, New Criticism can still be considered a movement, beginning after World War I with the critical work of modern poets and critics, especially T. S. Eliot, Richards, and somewhat later John Crowe Ransom, culminating some 30 years later in the work of explicitly academic critics, such...
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  • A Survey of British Literature
    Shakespeare IV. The Seventeenth Century A. Metaphysical Poets B. Lyrics C. Milton, GP e-text #1745 1. From Areopagitica 2. From Paradise Lost D. Supplemental links a. luminarium.org. Button: Metaphysical Poets; Button: Cavalier Poets V. The Neoclassical Period A. Samuel Johnson ...
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  • The Flea
    poem,’ The Flea’ represents the restless feeling of lust during his youthful days but it comes together with a true respect for women through the metaphysical conceit of the flea as a church in the rhythm of the sexual act. The speaker in “The Flea” is a restless, would-be lover who is trying to convince...
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  • T. S. Eliot’s the Waste Land and the Poetics of the Mythical Method
    Current critical debate discusses contemporary poetry in terms of the Pound, Stevens or Williams’ era, forgetting T. S. Eliot, the poet who presided over the literary scenario for almost half a century. Eliot’s bookishness, political conservatism and religious leanings, together with the Modernist cultivation...
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  • Murder in the Cathedral
    2227-2230, 2011 ISSN 1991-8178 A Study of T. S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral 1 Hamedreza Kohzadi and 2Fatemeh Azizmohammadi 1,2 Department of English Literature, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran. Abstract: T. S. Eliot's, Murder in the Cathedral, was originally...
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  • Literary Group in British Poetry
    The history of English poetry stretches from the middle of the 7th century to the present day. Over this period, English poets have written some of the most enduring poems in Western culture, and the language and its poetry have spread around the globe. Consequently, the term English poetry is unavoidably...
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  • Rennaisance
    a seat of commercial power and influence. This power naturally translated into a literature that was bold, sweeping, innovative, and trend-setting. Poets experimented with form, and dramatists revived and reinvented the classical traditions of the Greeks and Romans. The dominant forms of English literature...
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  • Sennet46
    relationship. The Elizabethan poets were fond of Petrarchan conceits, which were conventional comparisons, imitated from the love songs of Petrarch, in which the beloved was compared to a flower, a garden, or the like. The device was also used by the metaphysical poets, who fashioned conceits that were...
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