The Love Song Of J Alfred Prufrock Analysis

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T.S. Eliot is the name of a major poet in the English-speaking world of the twentieth century. He was a British American poet who was very influential. His masterpiece “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915) gained reputation for the exploration of new poetic rhythms, forms, and themes and captured enormous attention. His experimentation within language and forms brought a rapid change in literary tastes. His writings helped usher in a new era in poetry. Eliot is remarked as "not only a great sorcerer of words, but the very key keeper of the language" by Igor Stravinsky. “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” This poem is an inspection of the tortured inner self of a typical modern man who is overeducated, obsessed, anxious, fearful of the people in the society and emotionally stilted. The poem’s speaker Prufrock, seems to be addressing his possible lover. But Prufrock is confused about how to approach that woman. He lacks self-confidence and feels insecured. He is worried about the inadequacies he has, and thus afraid of standing up and express his feelings. The poem starts with fairly concrete physical setting of a cityscape and then moves to interiors like women’s arms in the lamplight, coffee spoons and fireplaces. At the end of the poem, a vague ocean image conveys Prufrock’s emotional distance from the society. “Prufrock” is influential not only for its intellectual reference but also for the richness and intensity of personality accomplished. In this paper,
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