Lyrical Elements in T.S. Eliot’s Poetry

  • Dr. Sonila Saini Assistant Professor English GITS, Udaipur, India

Abstract

This paper aims to bring out the lyrical and/or romantic elements in T. S. Eliot’s Poetry. Eliot considered himself a Classicist in literature. But it can be noted that his poetry is not altogether devoid of lyrical elements. We can find traces of romanticism, glimpses of  his personality, use of romantic imagery and lyrical diction, in his poems. Thus, the main purpose of this paper is to highlight and appreciate Eliot’s poetry from a lyrical/romantic perspective.

Author Biography

Dr. Sonila Saini, Assistant Professor English GITS, Udaipur, India

This paper aims to bring out the lyrical and/or romantic elements in T. S. Eliot’s Poetry. Eliot considered himself a Classicist in literature. But it can be noted that his poetry is not altogether devoid of lyrical elements. We can find traces of romanticism, glimpses of  his personality, use of romantic imagery and lyrical diction, in his poems. Thus, the main purpose of this paper is to highlight and appreciate Eliot’s poetry from a lyrical/romantic perspective.

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https://englishsummary.com/20th-century-poetry-themes/
How to Cite
SAINI, Dr. Sonila. Lyrical Elements in T.S. Eliot’s Poetry. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 9, p. 5, sep. 2019. ISSN 2582-3574. Available at: <http://ijellh.support-foundation.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/9801>. Date accessed: 12 dec. 2019.