“Murder in The Cathedral” as a religious drama.

Answer: Eliot’s play foregrounds the theme of Christian martyrdom as Becket realizes that by being killed within the premises of the Canterbury cathedral at the hands of the Knights, he is going to become the champion of God, to vindicate the preordained glory of a martyr to his faith. In this play we have an Read More

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Prove that “The Waste Land” is a representation of modern sordidness.

Prove that “The Waste Land” is a representation of modern sordidness. Or, Show that “The Waste Land” reveals the complexities and unhappiness of modern life. Answer: “The Waste Land”, the most suggestive and discussed poem by Eliot, illustrates the complexity and machine-like activity of modern man comparing with the glorious past of spiritual and moral Read More

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Elucidate the significance of the use of myth in the poem “The Waste Land”.

Answer: Eliot, who believes that nothing can be done or made without any prior matter or substance, has written “The Waste Land” with the help of many mythical and literary references. Eliot is a critic-poet. He had a long range of reading different mythological interpretations. In the poem “The Waste Land”, he has used Holy Read More

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