Love Song Of J Alfred Poem

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Modernism is best defined as the revolution of the old activities and recreation of traditional forms of art, architecture, literature, religious faith, philosophy, social activities of daily life, and even the sciences. Ideology is the system of ideas and ideals, especially those that form the basis of economic or political theory and policy. The poem under consideration is an examination of the tortured psyche of the prototypical modern man. The modern man is characterized by being overeducated, eloquent, neurotic, and emotionally stilted.
Per se, the poem uses several stylistic devices that characterize modernist ideology poetry. For instance, the poem employs fragmentation, juxtaposition, inter-textuality, and illusion. This
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Alfred’ is characterized by three things. The first characteristic as observed in the love song is that monologues are utterances of a specific individual (Kumar & Kumar). These monologues are uttered at a specific moment in time. The second characteristic of the monologue as per the love song is that it is specifically directed to a listener or listeners. The listener or listeners’ presence is not directly referenced but merely suggested in the persona’s words. The third characteristic observed in the love song is that the primary focus is the development and revelation of the persona’s character. The poem is modernized by the poet by removing the implied listeners and focusing on Prufrock’s interiority and isolation (Kumar &…show more content…
For instance, the second and third lines shock the reader due to the unusual imagery used by the poet (Eliot 3). The kind of imagery employed by this poet stands to indicate a form of revolution. The imagery is presumably out of place in a traditional love poem. What complements a perfect modernist ideology is the line that follows where the poet describes the setting sunlit sky as looking ‘like a patient etherized upon a table’ (Miller 34). The phrase ‘etherized upon a table represent a modern ideology when it comes to the field of medicine (Drew & Eliot 10). A close analysis of the persona in the poem indicates that he is afraid of the increasingly industrialized and impersonal city surroundings that surrounded him. The evolution of modern cities had begun placing the poem in a perfect category of modernized ideology. The persona in the poem becomes afraid of what to do and does not really know what course of action to implement (Miller

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