Current critical debate discusses contemporary poetry in terms of the Pound, Stevens or Williams’ era, forgetting T. S. Eliot, the poet who presided over the literary scenario for almost half a century. Eliot’s bookishness, political conservatism and religious leanings, together with the Modernist cultivation...
How Far Does T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land Present a Realistic Picture of London After the First World War?
Eliot’s 1922 poem The Waste Land is unarguably a poem about the decline of western civilization in general. It is for this reason that the reader would not expect to find many specific references...
“Home is where one starts from:”
Space in Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot
Advisor: Professor Brian McHale
18 August 2009
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Interior Space, Exterior Space and the Thresholds in Between
Whether they travel to the city by car or by train, Tom and Daisy have to pass the valley
of ashes with its massive advertisement for Dr T. J. Eckleburg. These huge eyes brood
over the novel, as Nick keeps commenting on them and Wilson equates them with the
eyes of God. Through this symbol...
T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land" has been named the most important poem ever written. Many have also said that it is the most influential piece of literature ever to come out of the Western Cannon. However, at the same time, there are those that claim that it is simply given too much meaning and yet others...
SOLID WASTE AGENCY OF NORTHERN COOK COUNTY v. UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS
OF ENGINEERS et al.
certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the seventh circuit
No. 99-1178. Argued October 31, 2000--Decided January 9, 2001
Petitioner, a consortium of suburban Chicago municipalities, selected...
T. S. Eliot, perhaps one of the most controversial poets of modern times, wrote what many critics consider the most controversial poem of all, The Waste Land. The Waste Land was written using a fragmented style. This is a style that is evident in all of Eliot"s writings. There are several reasons for...
In light of these views consider the ways in which three authors present the significance of time: Rose Tremain in Restoration, Eliot in The Waste Land and Geoffrey Chaucer in The Merchant’s Tale.
These three texts successfully embody symbolic interpretations of their different historical...
For example, in Song of Myself, the long, central poem in Leaves of Grass, Whitman writes: "These are really the thoughts of all men in all ages and lands, they are not original with me ..."
Whitman was also a poet of the body – "the body electric," as he called it. It is said that Whitman "was the first...
Stability versus Change and Metamorphosis in T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land.
When one reads The Waste Land for the first time, it may be difficult to extract some clear meanings out of the poem. The common reader is used to expect some uniformity and wholeness, some kind of unity or continuity in one...
Thomas Stearns Eliot, more commonly known as T. S. Eliot, was born September 26, 1888 in Saint Louis Missouri. He was considered to be one of the great leader's in the modernist movement in poetry during the 1920's thru the end of the century. Some of his modern techniques can be seen in works such as...
THE WASTE LAND
In brief, The Waste Land is a 433-line modernist poem by T. S Eliot published in 1922. It has been called “one of the most important poems of the 20th century.” Despite the poem’s obscurity which it shifts between satire and prophecy, its abrupt and unannounced changes of speaker, location...
Eliot, T. S., in full THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT (b. Sept. 26, 1888, St. Louis, Mo., U.S. – d. Jan. 4, 1965, London, Eng.), American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor, a leader of the modernist movement in poetry in such works as The Waste Land (1922) and Four Quartets (1943). Eliot exercised...
Influence of Dante Aligheri on T.S. Eliot
Dante Aligheri, most famous for his epic ‘The Divine Comedy”, played a major role in influencing the poetic styles of T.S. Eliot. Eliot's introduction to Dante was in his college years at Harvard, where he studied philosophy. Eliot read Dante's works extensively...
T. S. Eliot
Thomas Stearns Eliot was born on September 26th, 1888 in St Louis, Mo. His father, Henry Ware Eliot, was the chairman of the board of a brick company and served the cultural institutions his father had helped found, as well as other men. His father married a woman named Charlotte Champ...
Running head: THE WASTE LAND
The Waste Land as a Metaphor
A Senior Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment
of the requirements for graduation
in the Honors Program
THE WASTE LAND
Acceptance of Senior Honors Thesis
This Senior Honors...
Murder in the Cathedral
By T. S. Eliot
In 1163, a quarrel began between the British King Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket. The men had been good friends, but each felt that his interests should be of primary concern to the nation and that the other should acquiesce to his demands...
The Waste Land: T. S. Eliot’s Journey of Realization and Revelation Cara Williams Course: English 122 Honors Instructor: Dr. James Walter Essay Type: Literary Analysis
The Waste Land, by T. S. Eliot, appeared at a time when European society was not quite sure what to do with itself. Europe had just...
"The Waste Land" is a modernist poem by T. S. Eliot caused a sensation when it was published in 1922. It is today the most widely translated and studied English-language poem of the twentieth century. This is perhaps surprising given the poem's length and its difficulty, but Eliot's vision of modern...
Cubism and Multiplicity of Narration in The Waste Land
The aim of this essay is to consider the multiplicity of narration in The Waste Land and its relationship in enrichment of content and meaning in the poem. There is an attempt to convey the Cubist traits and find concrete examples in...
surrealism in modern literature and painting: T.S. Eliot The Waste Land (Part 1), W. B. Yeats ‘The Second Coming’, Gertrude Stein Picasso (selections) and paintings by Picasso and Dalí. Discussion includes the teaching advantages of the new iPad The Waste Land application and a range of easier novels.
BIOGRAPHY OF T.S ELIOT (MACAVITY THE MTSYTERY CAT)
Eliot, T. S. (26 Sept. 1888-4 Jan. 1965), poet, critic, and editor, was born Thomas Stearns Eliot in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Henry Ware Eliot, president of the Hydraulic-Press Brick Company, and Charlotte Champe Stearns, a former teacher...
Municipal Solid Waste Management in India: Present Practices and Future Challenge
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Due to rapid urbanization and uncontrolled growth rate of population, municipal solid waste
management (MSWM) has become acute in...
electronic waste involve the use of strong acids and pose considerable threat to the environment. The alternative use of bioleaching microbes for gold recovery is non-pollutive and relies on the secretion of a lixiviant or (bio)chemical such as cyanide for extraction of gold from electronic waste. However...
T s eliot as a modrn poet
He is perhaps the most influential poet of the last century. The innovations that Elliot brought to poetry caused a dramatic change to virtually every art form. This includes novels, films, and poetry.
T.S. Eliot worked for his entire adult life at a publishing house...
The Allusions in T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land
The Waste Land is an important poem. It has something important to say and it should have an
important effect on the reader. But it is not easy.
In Eliot's own words:
"We can say that it appears likely that poets in our civilization as it exists at present...
T.S. Eliot: Questioning Everything
The works of Thomas Stern Eliot, more well known as T.S. Eliot, reflect not only his experiences, but also events that transpired around him. His poetry is only some of the most influential and the most erudite. Many believe that his poetry marks the beginning of...
to the Page T. S. Eliot's work was greatly influenced by his life. There was a basic pattern in his works that corresponded with the events in his life. This pattern brought about many changes and phases in his poetry. Even Eliot's attitude was reflected in his work. A quote from T. S. Eliot: The Man and...
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Gender and Sexuality in The Waste Land
In a society obsessed with materialism, nihilism, and indulgences, The Waste Land provides a counter to this cultural degeneration. Whether it is post World War I or the modern era, Eliot manages to exploit the cultural crisis through allusions of a deteriorated...