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Essay | Relationships in Portrait of a Lady

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Relationships in Portrait of a Lady

Summary: T.S Eliot's `Portrait of a Lady' focuses on a man who has a detached relationship with an older women. `Portrait of a lady' details the mans inaction, apathy and disconnection towards this lady who he has lost all former connections with. The man is depicted as a self-conscious, almost philosophical character who feels he must part from this lady, but does not dare acting so.
`Portrait of a Lady', focuses on a man who has a detached relationship with an older women. `Portrait of a lady' details the mans inaction, apathy and disconnection towards this lady who he has lost all former connections with. The man is depicted as a self-conscious, almost philosophical character who feels he must part from this lady, but does not dare acting so.

The poem displays the mans thoughts on their relationship and it is clear that throughout the poem the man is one of thoughts, not actions. The couples' relationship in `Portrait Of a Lady' was formed on their snobby interest in classical music. The lady attempts to compose an emotional connection between them, however, such attempts are seen as tiring and unattractive to her companion; The lady comments; `You do not know how much they mean to me, my friends, And how...

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