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Modernist TechniquesExample for the Waste LandExample from The SeafarerExamples from the Red WheelbarrowTheme of fragmentation of ambiguity or nihilism or a despairing individual confronted with an unmanageable futureThe young men who died at the end of the war, feeling of despair.The protagonist is feeling alone and miserable at sea, because he cannot decide whether he wants to travel or notThe effect of imagery,giving them new meaning by putting them into its realmJuxtaposition of ideasThe time is now propitious, as he guesses,The meal is ended, she is bored and tired,Endeavours to engage her in caressesWhich still are unreproved, if undesired.The first half of thepoem talks about death and misery, while the second half is enlightened by the worshippingof God, the two halves contradict each other≥ The chickens juxtaposed the wheelbarrowFree-Form PoetryHere, said she,Is your card, the drowned Phoenician Sailor,(Those are pearls that were his eyes.

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