The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

T. S. Eliot was the dominant force in twentieth-century British and American poetry. With poems such as The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, he introduced an edgy, disenchanted, utterly contemporary version of French Symbolism to the English-speaking world. Most …

Beowulf A Pagan Work

The poem Beowulf was written in England sometime in the 8th century. It was written during a time when the society was in the process of being converted from paganism to Christianity. The Christian influences are combined with early folklore …

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

This poem, the earliest of Eliot’s major works, was completed in 1910 or 1911 but not published until 1915. It is an examination of the tortured psyche of the prototypical modern man–overeducated, eloquent, neurotic, and emotionally stilted. Prufrock, the poem’s …

Wilfred Owen poetry

Does Owens poetry do more than offer the reader an insight into the horrors of war? Discuss with reference to at least two poems. Wilfred Owen is arguable the greatest of the world war one poets. This is a man …

The poem Chicago

Chicago is as poem that captures how the cities of America are in that time period. He addresses the city as “you”, as if it were a living person and all of the people that make things happen in the …