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An interpretation of T.S. Eliot’s “Preludes”. A vision of a by Francesca Cavaliere

By Francesca Cavaliere

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2013 within the topic English Language and Literature reports - Literature, grade: 2,3, college of Potsdam (Anglistik), path: Symbolism and Modernism in British Poetry, language: English, summary: In my dialogue of the poem, "Preludes" by way of T.S. Eliot, i'll continue in a kind of chronological order. the 1st stanza envisions a lonely highway within the night drawing a connection among writing and strolling. The second stanza exhibits most likely an analogous road on a hectic morning illustrating the restlessness of the town dwellers in addition to their loss of self-determination. within the third stanza the road scene is left altogether, as an alternative a unmarried girl is depicted mendacity in her mattress. In a kingdom of extended wisdom she earnings a solid view at the international. within the final stanza I shall point out how the blindness of daily regimen hinders the remainder of the town dwellers from noticing this type of religious revelation.

The meta-poetic references in any case openly unmask the speaker as being a poet, making undeniable that the poem isn't to be taken as a method to speak fact, yet particularly because the event of a psychological image.

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