`` The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock `` By Quot. Eliot And The Garden Party

1688 Words Nov 28th, 2016 7 Pages
The 2016 election was a result of the large division in our nation in which people of certain races, financial status, gender, and ethnicity were looked down upon by other members of society. Prejudgment of others ran rampant throughout our nation after citizens began to turn against others, causing a deep barrier to be formed. The formation of this barrier was a result of the tendencies of people to be afraid of others that are depicted as being different from themselves, either socially, culturally, or physically, all driven by the fear of the unknown. As a society depicts a group of individuals as different, this barrier continues to grow, creating groups that are socially accepted by society and groups that are viewed as outcasts or dangers to that society. The characters in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot and “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield display indecisiveness and overall ambiguity throughout the short stories that depict social inequalities leading to the creation of outcasts in society through the creation of the very same social barriers we see in our society today. “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” includes indecisiveness of an individual who is experiencing severe social anxiety at the thought of meeting a group of women who are conversing in the living room area. The individual resides in a room upstairs while the women are conversing among themselves down stairs. This physical separation of the characters depicts an…

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