The Lovesong Of J Alfred Prufrock Essay

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There as been countless interpretations of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, it seems as if everyone sees it as something else. How is this possible? T. S. Eliot was a brilliant writer, and he wrote this peom in a way that would be hard to understand and interpret. Eliot wanted the people reading it to come up with their own way of descerning what it ment. Many may argue, that their view of the poem is correct, but Eliot would have to disagree. People have been trying to give advice to Prufrock, and in turn, reflect that advice upon themselves. Three pieces of advice that are the most important to give to Prufrock is don’t care about your appearance, don’t care about what women think of you, and your life does matter. All throughout T. S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock”, he is concerned with his looks and how people will judge him. The first issue that comes up, is that Prufrock doesn’t want to look old. He says he is balding and his arms are growing thin. He does not want people to see him as this geezer. He worries to much on what other people think. If Prufrock just worried about himself, and not what others think about him, he…show more content…
There as been countless interpretations of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, it seems as if everyone sees it as something else. How is this possible? T. S. Eliot was a brilliant writer, and he wrote this peom in a way that would be hard to understand and interpret. Eliot wanted the people reading it to come up with their own way of descerning what it ment. Many may argue, that their view of the poem is correct, but Eliot would have to disagree. People have been trying to give advice to Prufrock, and in turn, reflect that advice upon themselves. This is the ultimate goal, to see what Prufrock lacks, and discover its importance for

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