The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

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    cities were not a place of dreams. After two World Wars, European societies had a pessimistic outlook of their future and this was perfectly shown throughout the writers of that time. One of these writers was T. S. Eliot, who through “The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock” in 1915 and “The Family Reunion” in 1939, perfectly recreated this foggy background of English society. The aim of this essay is to analyze Eliot´s view in both works through the atmospheres and how these influence the…

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    analysis. “The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock” is a collection of fragmented depressing thoughts of a man, Prufrock with no self esteem. When one thinks of the title “The Love song” one often assumes the poem is based affection, and their one true love. “ The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” is evidently an ironic poem in which the author weakens the expectations of the poem. The Setting of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” is the farthest thing from a Love song, witch gives the…

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    modernist poet in the early 1900s. One of his most popular writings, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, tells a story with deep imagery, symbolism, and personification. His style of writing lends the reader to reflect a sometimes obscure mental image. Upon analyzation, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” explores the world of a seemingly lost and confused well educated man. Looking to build the courage of talking to a woman, Prufrock skulks away from such conversation. This beautiful story…

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    In the poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” T.S. Elliot uses a solemn tone to send the message of “Don’t procrastinate in your adolescence, before you know it the opportunity may vanish.” T.S. Elliot uses his choice of words to build the character of J. Alfred Prufrock, an old, lonely man who is reminiscing of the past, regretting not doing the things he needed to. All throughout the poem, T.S Eliot uses questions to build the character of J. Alfred Prufrock. A good example to…

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    In T.S Eliot's poem, “ The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock” the tone of a reflective, bitter, and morose man is achieved through the use of epigraphs, imagery, allusion, metaphor , and diction. J. Alfred Prufrock is followed through his night, romanticizing what could have been. To develop the tone of reflectiveness the love song opens with an epigraph from “Dante’s Inferno”, which is about Dante trying to talk to Guido about the atrocities Guido committed in his life; Guido is resilient to…

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    Deception in “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” The poem, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot, was one of Eliot’s first major poems that gave him national recognition. It is a satirical poem about the “difficult” task of talking to women. It follows the life and thoughts of the main character J. Alfred Prufrock as he ironically attends a party of high stature in a seemingly shallow location within a city comparable to London. He is self-conscious, and throughout the night…

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    Throughout “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot, the timeless struggle to navigate society unfolds. As Karen Prior expresses in her evaluation of Eliot’s work, Prufrock parallels the modern hipster. Although the hipster is considered a modern phenomena, the way in which that type of individual comes to life can be found repeatedly in history, “Neither hipsters nor Prufrock would exist without the modern urban setting that bred their sensibilities. It is in the city that the pulse…

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    more, his theory of the objective correlative inspire people to think about new possibilities for literary. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is Eliot’s notable work. In this poem, Eliot uses a series of material objects, scenes and a train of events to present specific emotions. Similarly, in Something Whispered in the Shakuhachi, Garrett Kaoru Hongo also uses specific…

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    T.S. Elliot uses diction and a depressing and regretful tone to express the meaning of this poem. In “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, he shows meaning by using Prufrock as a man who is upset and regrets what he has done with his life. T.S. Elliot’s word choices show that J. Alfred Prufrock is a lonely old man who regrets the things he has not done in life. He believes he should have done more with his life. Throughout the poem, T.S. Eliot uses diction. A really good example is, “A…

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    Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock”, T.S. Eliot’s main goal is to show us the harsh reality of the world we live in. As we read the poem, we are brought on a journey that opens our eyes to make us realize how empty modern life really is and how we are wasting our lives away. As we go on with our journey with J. Alfred Prufrock we are forced to realize that we live a dull, unimaginative existence that is strictly run by routine and habits. In the poem we follow the narrator, J. Alfred Prufrock,…

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