The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock Analysis

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“In the room the women come and go / Talking of Michelangelo (Eliot 13-14).” T.S. Eliot was best known for his work on his poems and for his plays that he wrote. One of Eliot’s most famous works is "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock". Eliot had an interesting background and wrote in a fascinating time period. He wrote a well-known poem, and was criticized by many professionals in his lifetime. Eliot was inspired by an amazing person to write “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”. He also defied the set standards for poems in his era. Eliot 's most famous poem takes you through the life of J. Alfred Prufrock and Prufrock 's past life. T.S. Eliot, winner of a Nobel Prize, wrote "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" in the Modernist Era.
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Hillis Miller said “One of the puzzles of the poem is the question as to whether Prufrock ever leaves his room (qtd. in “On 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock '").” Miller then proceeds to say “In another sense, Prufrock would be unable to go anywhere, however hard he tried (qtd. in “On 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock '").” T. S. Eliot has the speaker of his story talking about his life in the sense of what he would redo. It seems like J. Alfred Prufrock is stuck in his house due to old age and wishes he could try life again, so he could live it better. Miller also states “Past, present, and future are equally immediate and Prufrock is paralyzed (qtd. in “On 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock '").” This just further proves the idea of him being confined to his house. Mutlu Konuk Blasing said that “Prufrock does not know how to presume to begin to speak (qtd. in “On 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock '").” Prufrock seems like he doesn 't know how to say what he really is feeling and his love song turns more into a wish poem. Michael North said that “What Prufrock fears has already been accomplished” talking about his growing age and the effect it has had on his body (qtd. in “On 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock '"). T.S. Eliot’s poem, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", gives an interesting point of view of J. Alfred Prufrock and the feelings he has toward his past life he has lived. Many of the critics agreed that the ending line “Till human voices …show more content…
Eliot wrote "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" in the Modernist Era. Eliot accomplished many things in his life, one being the writing of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" in 1910. Even with two marriages and dealing with a congenital double hernia as a child, T.S. was still able to write about love while others wrote about the war. Eliot liked to use free verse and symbolism though. Without Jean Jules Verdenal,"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" may have never been created. T.S. Eliot was an award winning author who wrote in the perspective of someone else and their own

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