The Era Of Modernism : What People Do People Perceive Through Their Perceptions?

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Jackson Pollock said, “The modern artist is working with space and time and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating” (Modernism). Just as Jackson Pollock had been saying, modern art has a peculiar way of being perceived. Just as importantly as reading modern literature, the writing in such an art shows that reality is what people perceive through their perceptions. The era of Modernism was a time of great progression and innovation that set the foundation for the present day literature, redefining how readers read and writers wrote literature. During the earlier years of Modernism, T.S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, and Dylan Thomas established the foundations for modern literature, defining Modernism for the world.
Although Modernism is very difficult to define and pinpoint, the Modern writers in England certainty changed the age with their writing. While there were many famous writers of the time, a very distinct and powerful writers was T.S. Eliot. Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St. Louis, Missouri (Greenblatt 1298). Although T.S. Eliot was born in the United States, he was just as much of a Modern English writer as any other writer was during the Modern Age. T.S. Eliot marveled his writing, leaving the Modern age forever change. Through his many years of writing, he accomplished a great deal through his writing and influence. One of his more notable works was “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”. Although the piece is rather frustrating at times to read with J.

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