Consider any other one of this week’s poem’s in relation to “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by Eliot. The poems all examine different topics important to modernist writers, so you might not find similarities at the level of the subject of the poem. However, consider whether the speakers have anything in common such as attitudes, beliefs, cultural norms, etc. How about the audience they construct for their poems or the broader themes that they address? Remember to give examples that support your claims. Please directly cite the text. (Write a minimum of 2-3 paragraphs.) Correct grammar, spelling and sentence structure is expected. Please write more your thoughs, not from the cites.
READ THE FOLLOWING:
T.S. Eliot: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” p. 221-4
W.B. Yeats: “The Second Coming” p. 306
Constantine Kavafy: “Days of 1908” p. 238
W.H. Auden “September 1, 1939” (link)