Presentation on theme: "T.S. Elliot. 11. Conversation Galante I OBSERVE: Our sentimental friend the moon! Or possibly (fantastic, I confess) It may be Prester Johns balloon Or."— Presentation transcript:
11. Conversation Galante I OBSERVE: Our sentimental friend the moon! Or possibly (fantastic, I confess) It may be Prester Johns balloon Or an old battered lantern hung aloftTo light poor travellers to their distress. 5 She then: How you digress! And I then: Someone frames upon the keys That exquisite nocturne, with which we explain The night and moonshine; music which we seizeTo body forth our own vacuity. 10 She then: Does this refer to me? Oh no, it is I who am inane. You, madam, are the eternal humorist,The eternal enemy of the absolute, Giving our vagrant moods the slightest twist! 15With your air indifferent and imperious At a stroke our mad poetics to confute AndAre we then so serious?
I like a lot of the images in the love song of Alfred j. Prufrock, like a patient etherized on a table. I also like the line In the room women come and go, talking of Michael Angelo
-Has images of emasculation and sexual frustration as well weariness, regret, and embarassment. -Took five years to finish -Written as a dramatic monologue.
The opening of the poem is a reference to guy fawkes. A penny for the old guy Some critics believe its about the passing into deaths three kingdoms. It was written in 1925.
The post-war theme of his poems The college effect seen in some of his poetry. The imagery seen in T.S. Elliots poetry
The imagery and the allusions in hollow men are very interesting. Shape without form, shade without colour, Paralysed force, gesture without motion; Here we go round the prickly pear Prickly pear prickly pear Here we go round the prickly pear At five o'clock in the morning. For Thine is Life is For Thine is the
T.S. Elliot was a post WWI poet, and included many active setting references throughout his poetry.