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Community Level 2minichar

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T.S. Eliot at his best

AdvantagesContains some absolutely wonderful poetry!

DisadvantagesIt's pricey!

"This anthology of Eliot's poetry is an absolute must for anyone interested in the great man himself. It ranges from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' to 'The Waste Land' and 'Four Quartets' and perhaps some lesser known poems such as 'Gerontion'. T.S. Eliot's work is highly allusive and in some ways challenging, but it is very rewarding and there are many levels which his poetry can be read on. I did have some real trouble with the couple of poems ..." Read review
20.06.2004

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the_caretaker

Good to explore

AdvantagesIt is a very interesting look at the bleakness of 20th century life.

DisadvantagesIt often uses allusion which may be overlooked by less well read individuals.

"T S Eliot was one of the poems I was required to study as part of my A Level course. Initially I met this with typical distain as many students undoubtedly would when faced with poetry. However, upon studying our first poem, which was Prufrock, I saw that this was the work of a poet which I could really relate to. Here was not some work of a distant artist, whose life would have revolved around very different parameters but instead it described the ..." Read review
27.01.2006

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