The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock is a poem by T. S. Eliot about a neurotic, socially awkward man. J. Alfred Prufrock is a middle-aged man that projects his life onto the images around him. He seems to be able to compare every aspect of his life to some inanimate object. This makes me wonder if he believes that he himself is also as insignificant and overlooked as the inanimate objects around him. That is the effect that his comparisons give to the reader.
Analysis of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" When T.S. Elliot wrote “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", he perfectly depicted the point of view of the delusional and depressed. Elliot states, "For it is neither emotion nor recollection, nor, without distortion of meaning, tranquility.It is a concentration, and a new thing resulting from the concentration, of a very great number of experiences which to the practical and active person would not seem to be experiences at all'
Eliot’s “The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock”. I chose this piece initially because I knew the least about it and wanted to learn more, so that I could prepare for any test questions. Upon reading it, and determining what I was able to glean from it, I find the piece to be an excellent study as a psychology student into how we can talk ourselves out of happiness. I found a piece of literary criticism written by Levi Asher. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is Asher’s favorite poem
I write today with the intent to discuss and analyze The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, penned by the illustrious modernist poet T.S. Eliot. Indeed, gentlemen, I write to discover unto you the significance of Eliot’s piece through the lens of modern medical psychiatry. Eliot, in his fine work, uses diction wrought with anxiety and choppy, disjointed syntax to describe the titular character, Prufrock ,in a manner that largely concurs with the description of Avoidant Personality Disorder, as defined
T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song Of J Alfred Prufrock” depicts the speaker’s life of alienation and depression. Eliot focuses on Prufrock’s life as being depressed and separate from the world in which he lives in. Eliot’s use of metaphors and vivid imagery illustrates Prufrock’s alienation from the world as well as his depressed state of mind. T.S. Eliot portrays Prufrock’s alienation and depression by using metaphors. The use of metaphors enhances the readers’ thoughts about Prufrock’s character. The
“The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” ,written by T S Eliot ,is a modernistic poem in the form of a dramatic monologue. The term “modernism” refers to a movement that began in the late 1800’s, merging with WWI, and continued to be influential after WWII. Modernist poets such as Eliot were concerned with breaking rules and traditions and finding a contemporary way of expression through variations of form and style. Such poets attempted to describe the world
founded and, during the seventeen years of its publication (1922-1939), edited the exclusive and influential literary journal Criterion. Throughout T.S. Eliot’s life, he let the Bible and his religion influence his work. In The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Eliot uses biblical allusions throughout this poem to help the reader become more aware of the message he is trying to convey. The first biblical allusion is to the death of Lazarus shown in line 94: Eliot writes, “To say: ‘I am Lazarus,
Jared Giron Honors English Topham Period: 1 Date: 10/9/13 “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and “The Dead” “The yellow fog that rubs it back on the window panes, the yellow smoke that rubs its muzzle on the window panes.”(Second Stanza) Just picture it in your mind, yellow fog that “rubs” it’s back on a window pane. From The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock T.S. Elliot uses these words to weave a picture into the heads of his readers. We imagine a feline like yellow fog that stalks around
“The Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot is a dramatic and heart-breaking monologue of a depressed and insecure man who craves attention. He reveals his soul to the reader as he shares his secret desires and wishes. In this poem Eliot examines rejection, loneliness and fear. Prufrock fears that his existence is meaningless, and will endure eternal loneliness; at the same time he is concerned with being humiliated if he acts on his instincts. Rejection can be a hard thing to handle for
Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Abstract: During T.S. Eliot’s（1888-1965）whole life he left us a lot of fortune, and "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" is considered one of Eliot's finest and most important works. A lot of scholars and critics have done different researches on this poem. The author of this paper tries to analyze one of this poem from the perspective of T.S. Eliot’s poetics. Key words：impersonal theory, objective correlative "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" depicts a timid