Murder in the Cathedral

How does T.S.Eliot present the past shaping the present 'Murder in the Cathedral'?

Murder in the cathedral by T.S.Eliot
Asked by
Last updated by anonymous
1 Answers
Log in to answer
In Murder in the Cathedral, eliot brings to mind the convergence of man and the divine. A historical retrospective spanning the life of Christ flows through this work, juxtaposing the modern situation of mankind. This is reflected in the play's theme of the 'flesh' vs the 'spirit'.