Poetry Analysis on Profrock: the Love Song

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One Man against 2 Billion Women The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock was written by T.S. Sterns Eliot (1888-1965), but was originally entitled “Prufrock Among the Women.” He changed the title to “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” before publishing the poem in Poetry magazine in 1915. ."The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" is a modernistic poem in the form of a dramatic monologue. A dramatic monologue presents a moment in which a narrator/speaker discusses a topic and, in so doing, reveals his personal feelings to a listener. Only the narrator, talks—hence the term monologue, meaning "single (mono) discourse (logue)." During his discourse, the speaker intentionally and unintentionally reveals information about himself. The main focus of a dramatic monologue is this personal information, not the speaker’s topic. Therefore, a dramatic monologue is a type of character study. The tone and mode of the poem is dark, depressing, and intriguing because you as the reader see all of Prufrocks hardships and discouragements about women and how the world sees him. The narrator will take you through a rollercoaster ride and be ready for it. “Let us go then, you and I” (1). Prufrock is asking the reader to join him on a walk through his life. And this is the start of his life. Prufrock describes the nights to be boring and lifeless as a dead body on a doctors table. The narrator states “ Let us go, through certain half deserted streets” (4) he is trying to get the picture of what is happening and that the street shops are closing and the work day is over. He also tells the reader that the nights may seem boring, but do not misjudge them cause they can be as dangerous as boring all at the same time. In (10-12) Prufrock knows that the reader has many questions the reader wants to ask, why are they walking at night in an empty street, when Prufrock just describe that

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