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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Summary & Analysis
by T. S. Eliot

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"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" is a poem written by T.S. Eliot in 1910 and published in 1915. It is considered one of the quintessential works of modernism, a literary movement at the turn of the 20th century that emphasized themes of alienation, isolation, and the diminishing power of the traditional sources of authority. The poem is a dramatic monologue, in which the speaker narrates the anxieties and preoccupations of his inner life.

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