Thomas Stearns Eliot : A Of The Greatest Of Our Time Essay

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Poetry is not only a form of writing but it is also an art if used the correct way it can be used to mend hearts, lead army’s or to simply express ones feelings toward a subject and or person of choice. T.S Eliot took poetry to an entire new level from his many works and short stories T.S Eliot has be named one of the greatest of our time. Thomas Stearns Eliot (hence the T.S) born on September 26th, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. For most of his child hood to adolescent years he lived in St. Louis. As a young lad Mr. Eliot fished for crabs and became a very well rounded sailor. He contracted a double hernia which always had him in eye range of his mother and his five older sisters. His grandfather William Greenleaf Eliot was known as the protégé of the dean of American Unitarianism “Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religious tradition that was formed from the consolidation of two religions: Unitarianism and Universalism” (http://www.uua.org/beliefs/history). Eliot was attended to by his nurse Annie Dunne, they would attend many events and sometime a Catholic mass. Until the age of sixteen he attended Smith Academy in St. Louis upon his last year there he had the chance to visit the 1904 St Louis World’s Fair (T.S Eliot’s life). With so many different native villages at the fair he wrote short stories on primitive life for Smith Academy Record.
The following year he went to Milton Academy on the out skirts of Boston to follow his older brother Henry to Harvard. Young…

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