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    techniques to portray his message of love towards life. This is seen with the title, Alan Panton uses the title to portray the message of the black community being a ruined civilisation. This can also be seen when Alan Panton’s character choose the wasteland over the convent as he describes the convent as only being a place that was "open before a man was dead" therefore he uses high

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    Newton Minow Analysis

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    is in our society it you’re hard pressed to find someone who gives all of their attention to the television with no other distractions. Another point to that though is how important is any of that programming anyway? As Minow called it, “the vast wasteland” isn’t something needed since it doesn’t actually inform viewers about anything of value. Just by looking at how we watch television today one can tell how society has evolved with media. There was a time before television, then it was all the

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    The Wasteland Analysis

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    The Movements of The Wasteland In modern literature, Thomas Stearns Eliot is one of the most recognized poets as he had a large part mending the modern literature era during the time between the world wars. In this essay, I will analyze T.S Eliot’s The Wasteland and the various ways Eliot used sound to create something special for the audience to experience. Along with identifying T.S Eliot’s influences, from his experiences. The Wasteland is an exemplar modern poem that doesn’t compare to any other

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    The Wasteland Allusions

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    The possibly most emphasized literary concept within most high-school english curriculum has to be the allusion. It is an important lesson in comprehension for people to learn how to recognize when a work alludes to another, and for what reasons they do so. High-school literature courses generally wean their students into being able to recognize allusions by introducing literary works that only take use of the most recognized allusions. Once the students have on-par comprehension, the curriculum

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    “The Wasteland” Analysis After World War I, a movement known as Modernism changed poetry and literature. T.S. Eliot was one of the most influential Modernist writers in his time. His most famous poem, "The Wasteland," is a great example of this movement. The poem talks about the negative impact of war, especially World War I, on society. It uses many literary techniques that present Eliot's negative message about the decline of Western culture due to war. These literary techniques include metaphor

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    increasing militarism, imperialism, and alliances and lasted from 1914 to 1918. The poem, the Wasteland, a classic of Modernist literature published in 1922 by T.S Eliot, wholly captures the turmoil, barrenness and despair felt by the masses during WWI, also commonly known as the war to end all wars. This is done through the fragmented and melancholic depiction of a barren, physical and emotional “wasteland” devoid of any life, joy or human emotion. Thus, the poem, as a whole, highlights the degradation

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    Teenage Wasteland

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    Teenage Wasteland The teenagers I interviewed were all relatively affluent, by all appearances and their own admission, and this in and of itself created some differences between their perspectives and my own. In general, however, I think that the passage of time and the different values and perspectives of parents and of teenagers in the current era are more responsible for the changes in responses that I observed in the interview as opposed to what I myself might have said as a teenager in answer

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    The Wasteland Analysis

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    T.S Eliot’s 1922 poem, The Wasteland, is illustrated as a place that is dull and lifeless from the horrors of the events passed. Eliot uses several classical allusions and motifs to illustrate the figurative wasteland, one being water. Greatly emphasized in the poem, is the lack of water and how that has led to the eventual breakdown into a literal wasteland. Water is a crucial symbol that Eliot uses throughout the poem, being depicted as a fertile yet destructive force and as a figure for wishful

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    T. S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland” depicts a definitive landscape of desolation, reflecting the damaged psyche of humanity after World War I. Relationships between men and women have been reduced to meaningless social rituals, in which sex has replaced love and physical interaction has replaced genuine emotional connection. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” goes a step further in depicting these relationships: the speaker reveals a deep sexual frustration along with an awareness of morality

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    culture or are deeply involved with their faiths, have problems accepting their identities and refuse their own call to adventure which prevents them from growing as person and experiencing life in its full potential. In The Wasteland each character entered into their own wasteland because of their refusal of their call to adventure; they end up in a stalemate position not being able to enhance in life and are stuck living life that is futile in nature. This can be the case when found amongst children

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