Tuesday, February 27, 2007

The Waste Land

Written in 1922 by T.S. Eliot, is a poem that includes large amounts of satire and prophecy. Covers large spans of time periods and cultures. The title was inspired by Jessie Weston's book, From Ritual to Romance. How the king was return the land he controls to a fertile state. the poem itself changes structure throughout the five sections that mainly start in a dramatice monologue form.

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