The Love Song Of J Alfred Prufrock Analysis

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The major focus of this paper is based on the analysis of the historical context in which both these readings have been written and what their impact is on the basis of race, culture, class and gender. For this paper, there were will be two readings which will be analyzed; the first one is “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot and second is the story “The Storm” by Kate Chopin (Chopin, 2012). Both the readings depict an emotional culture with emphasis on the feminine gender prevailing in the 19th century and no particular affiliation with the social class. "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", also known as "Prufrock", is a very sound and reflective poem written by T.S Eliot. The writer started working on the poem during February 1910 and the poem got published by some very prominent publishers of the era in June 1915 in Chicago (Masters, 2007). The poem basically caters for a dramatic situation; it takes some of its forms from old English literature. It also represents dramatic interior monologue. The poem basically takes an individual down a memory lane, goes through different events of an individual’s past life and through these events tries to make a significant point in relation to the society and its norms at that time. The time when this poem was written indeed was the time when women were striving for their due rights and thus the poem also shows one aspect of the women and their rights which they are seeking for. In this poem, that right is of love,
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