The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Essay | Student Essay

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Modernism in T.S. Eliot's Poems

Summary: An analysis of the modernism and symbolism of two T.S. Eliot poems: "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and "Rhapsody on a Windy Night."
Modernism, when talking about literature, is a term used to refer to the revolutionary movement which had shaped much of the poetry, novel and screen plays between 1910 and 1940. What made modernism so unique was its break away from traditional ideals but more importantly it seemingly questions the widespread pain and suffering experienced in the early 20th century. The characteristics which discern modernist poetry from any other are namely the sound devices (assonance and alliteration), use of images in captivating emotion, structure, juxtaposition and usually traditional references.

The poem's of Thomas Stearns Eliot can pretty much be defined as "Modernist Poetry" as they usually have a significant amount of conformity to the modernist poetry "rules."

In the poems "The Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and "Rhapsody on a Windy Night", we can see many of these characteristics and techniques of typical modernist poetry.

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