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TSEliot - ENGL 121 4/22/2008 Paper due in two days Circus...

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ENGL 121 4/22/2008 Paper due in two days Circus Animal’s Desertion Submit final exam questions by this weekend One 3x5 notecard for exam, will be handed in Cannot write poem for Modern Oral Interpretation Bring photocopy after class at Daily Grind Chronological order important on final exam Eliot’s “The Wasteland” is NOT all in the details, learn Eliot’s concerns, what he focuses on writing about Class comes up with great questions T.S. Eliot Born in 1888 in St. Louis, MO Traveled to France in 1910, extremely right-wing Anti-Semitic, racist, supported Hitler’s killing of the Jews Published Prufrock in 1915 Published through Ezra Pound Had mental breakdown in 1921, wrote “The Wasteland” Review passage about “shoring up fragments against ruin About personal and cultural ruin, “dual-themes” Original poem was incredibly long and rambling, edited by Ezra Pound Eliot’s mental instability was seen as a voice for the disillusioned generation
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Divided against himself, projects his problems onto the world and other people Became british subject, converted to the Anglican church Softened his crazy ideas, but he was still crazy
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