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    Author T.S. Eliot’s Influence on American Literary History Author T.S. Eliot, was an American-English poet, playwriter, literary critic, an editor and was a major contributor and leader of the Modernist movement in poetry. From his works like “The Waste Land” and then the what some call sequel “The Hollow Men,” Eliot’s style of writing not only had a huge influence on American literary history but also influenced many other writers such as Derek Walcott and Kamau Brathwaite. After reading some of Eliot’s writings and then looking back and seeing what was going on during the time he wrote those pieces one could say T.S. Eliot was a significant influence on American literary history and history itself. T.S. Eliot is considered one of the most…

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    Journey of Magi 1157 1-3 1159 1-3 1160-1162 BP Hollow 1163 1166 1-3 1167 1-11 1168 vocab 1169 style Writing Assignments: Write: Three messages from Hollow Thesis: “The Hollow Men” by T.S Eliot, represents three messages. POV #1: T.S Eliot, wrote “The Hollow Men,” and brought forth the message that today’s individuals have become hollow. POV #2: “The Hollow Men”, by T.S Eliot, expresses the message that we are afraid to die POV #3: T.S Eliot created, “The Hollow Men”, and…

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    poets, Thomas Stearns Eliot has a huge impact on poetry and stands among Shakespeare and Chaucer as one of the giants of English Literature. . Eliot was a who comes along only once in a generation,and he wrote as if he were living in a bygone era, modeling himself after writers such as Dante and Baudelaire; although he never acknowledged that fact. Throughout Eliot 's works, the author expressed his views on social. He made it clear that the current society has moved too far away from God,…

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    Throughout his life T.S. Eliot struggled with religion and belief. He was raised in a Unitarian home where he was surrounded by religious ideology. Once Eliot left his home he began his own research of all the possible religions, and based his beliefs on his research. A large portion of his writings included religious illusions. The central subject of The Waste Land is really a religious one. The Waste Land illustrates for us the concrete image of a spiritual plan with the help of analogy.…

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    T.S Eliot and Langston Hughes were working poets in the early 1900’s. They project their personal thoughts and fears into their work and construct poems that defy definition. Their technique is alike and both are key figures in the history of poetry, yet they focus on very contrasting themes and motifs. When attempting to understand the meaning of a poets work many aspects of the poets lives is analysed to gain a greater understanding. How significant is a poets race when understanding their…

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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…

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    Thomas Stearns Eliot, famously know as T.S. Eliot, was born on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis Missouri, the youngest of six children. His father, Henry Ware Eliot, was a successful business man and his mother, Charlotte Eliot, was a teacher, but after her marriage she began to write poems and submit them to newspaper. T.S. Eliot was educationally advanced due to his mother being a teacher and as a teenager he produced eight issues of his own magazine called “The Fireside”. The magazine…

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    T.S. Eliot is considered “one of the twentieth century’s major poets”. He was born in the United States, but settled in England in his later years of life. Eliot was heavily influenced by religion and modernism – a new and upcoming type of poetry during the 1910’s. T.S. Eliot’s use of allusions, symbols, theme, and unique compositions of his poems create a signature melancholy, yet aesthetical style. In almost every T.S. Eliot poem, there is a use of allusions, or references to a well-known…

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    T.S. Eliot’s works have often been thought of as hopeless and dreary because the topics in his works reflect the problems with society and humanity as a whole. They reflect an obsession with loss and isolation, and how it affects people. His modernist way of writing forces readers to think about his works in a multitude of ways. “The Waste Land” is a poem that is considered to be one of the best poems to come out in the twentieth century because of its ideas and the controversy surrounding the…

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    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…

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