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The Human Condition of J. Alfred Prufrock

Summary: In his poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," T.S. Eliot explores the idea that the human condition is a yearning for fulfillment in terms of satisfying human needs (emotional, physical, spiritual) through imagery and Prufrock's dramatic monologue. Prufrock desperately needs both social acceptance and romantic love to add some kind of meaning or happiness to his shallow, empty world.
Discuss how `The Human condition' is explored by Eliot in `The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' as a struggle for fulfillment in a meaningless world.

The `Human condition' as a struggle for fulfillment is explored by T.S. Eliot in the poem `The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock'. Through Prufrock, Eliot defines the `human condition' as a need for satisfaction of needs or fulfillment. These human needs are basically comprised of emotional, physical or spiritual needs. Prufrock's struggle for fulfillment is shown by his yearning for two emotional needs, romantic love and social acceptance. Through Prufrock's dramatic monologue, laden with vivid imagery, we can see into his conflicting mind, and how he struggles with other people's view of himself and his choice of whether to tell the woman he loves of his feelings or not. It is a struggle for Prufrock...

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