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Lesson 12 Identifying Lines from Poems.Modernist techniquesExamples from “The Waste Land”Examples from the “The Seafarer” Examples from “The Red Wheelbarrow”Theme of fragmentation or ambiguity or nihilism or a despairing individual confronted with an unmanageable futurethe generation of youngmen who died at war. Upon the war’s end, many felt desolated. The main character is in a constant battle between wanting to andnot wanting to travel causing him to be aloneand miserable in the ocean. The effect of intensifying images, giving them a new meaning by putting them into its realm.Juxtaposition of ideasThe Fire Sermon sceneThe first half of the poem is all about death and misery then is later replaced by worshipingGod. The white chickens juxtaposed with the wheelbarrow.Free-form poetry“Your arms full, and your hair wet, I could notSpeak, and my eyes failed, I was neitherLiving nor dead, and I knew nothing,Looking into the heart of light, the silence.” (38-40)