The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

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    The poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” is a perfect example of T.S. Eliot’s reinvention of types of poetry used by his predecessors. In this case, Eliot introduces a variation of a dramatic monologue, which is a type of poem that has been written for centuries. M.H. Abrams identified three key features of a dramatic monologue, and Eliot inverts all three features in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (Abrams 70). The first feature Abrams identifies…

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    The two excerpts from “The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green, and “ The Love Song” by J. Alfred Prufrock, The speaker in the poem intricately explains Augustus’s and Hazel's view about life. The meaning of life is a question asked by many and answered by few, scholars go there whole lives searching for the question of life, and they come back with various answers. Life cannot be summed up into one sentence or answered by one man, because not everyone wants the same out of life. The question…

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    The title of T.S. Eliot’s “Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” implies that the ensuing poem will be a cheerful adulation of a woman or the world, and that J. Alfred Prufrock is a character who is enchanted by a romantic force and revels in it by extolling it in verse. However, it soon becomes clear that this is not the case at all. Instead, Prufrock is a disillusioned soul who dwells in self-deprecating introspection and malaise, rooted in the fact that he feels inadequate and viewed only on the…

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    Alfred Prufrock Allusions

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    The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock by T.S. Elliot has many traditional modernist elements. One of the most noticeable elements in this poem is the element of multiple allusions drawing from many different sources. In order to understand many of the allusions, the reader would have to be well read or at least knowledgeable of world events, history, biblical references and folklore. The first allusion in this passage is a scientific reference to early anesthesia, which was preformed by using…

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    Charles Foster Kane of “Citizen Kane, Gatsby of The Great Gatsby, Dexter Green in “Winter Dream” First, Charles Foster Kane in the story Citizen Kane. Throughout the story, we can see that Kane is a businessman in the newspaper business and he loves his job. He tries to be the best of the business in his constant race for the top. Again, he represents the American mentality through his drive to be successful. Kane is a complex character, he is a successful man and he…

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    In The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S Eliot the audience is presented with the perspective of Prufrock on his romantic life and experiences with a negative tone in regard to his failure . Prufrock speaks of going out on the streets at night alone with “the one” . He does not know who will be that “one:” and he fears that he will have wasted his life away. He fears that he will never find that women and ask them the “overwhelming question”. This work was published in 1915 by…

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    Prufock Research Papers

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    After publishing his most popular poem “The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock”, he decided to settle down. Prufrock started to go out to bars and meet women. He had failed miserably, getting rejected numerous times. Before deciding that he was going to die alone, he asked one of his friends about some dating tips. They all told him the same exact thing which was to join a dating website. Most of his friends met their wives on the same dating site. Prufrock was becoming desperate and decided to…

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    Irony In Prufrock

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    T. S. Eliot’s celebrated poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” has earned its coveted place in the literary canon due to its manifold layers of complexity. The characteristic richness of the poem is ostensible from its first lines; indeed, the opening stanza of “Prufrock” is among the most familiar of all poetry, and the author is hailed for his vivid depiction of setting and liberal use of imagery. Eliot incorporates nuanced poetic elements-- the most marked of these being irony,…

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    Prufrock Sparknotes

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    Testament. In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, the narrator notices his balding and how women judge him, causing Prufrock to feel insecure about his looks. The judgment of others places Prufrock in a tough position because he does not know what his current lover thinks of him. A recurring question in his head asks whether or not his current lover thinks the same way as his past ladies who scrutinize him for his appearance and experience with the majority of females. Prufrock fears that his…

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    the wretchedness experienced at times of death. Finally, The Long Song of Alfred J Prufrock by T.S Eliot and Mirror by Sylvia Plath, reflect upon heartbreak and the process of ageing. The poets utilise a variety of literary devices to convey unique interpretations upon their experiences with sorrow. Imagery is evidently used by all poets, effectively immersing the reader in their lived experiences. The Love Song of Alfred J Prufrock is from the…

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