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Different Interpretations of Loneliness

Summary: My essay is about loneliness in "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", by TS Eliot, and "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by WB Yeats.

T.S. Eliot and William Butler Yeats portray their characters as two men, who are trying to deal with the idea of loneliness. Both men are presently depressed with their existing lifestyles and crave to become a part of an entirely different state of affairs. As these authors present their characters desires to live a separate life from their recent one, Prufrock and the narrator (Yeats) take a different approach to expressing their ideas of loneliness. Eliot chooses to depict his character as an overly educated man, whose mental state is deteriorating because he longs for companionship, while Yeats chooses to depict his character as a man, who wants to live-out his childhood dream in solitude. Both authors show their characters as men who are trying to cope with their feelings toward seclusion.

Loneliness can be compared to a coin; it has a head and a...

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