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TS Eliot

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Emily Myers

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Work Experience
Check out my poem! "Rhapsody On A Windy Night"
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Going to my first class at Harvard today. #excited #2cool4skool #philosophymajor4lyfe
1915: teacher in London
1922: editor for "The Criterion"
1925: publisher for "Faber & Gwyer"
1932: gave lectures at Harvard

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http://rhsibenglishorals.wikia.com/wiki/Rhapsody_on_a_Windy_Night

http://tsetribute.tripod.com/id2.html

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/eliot/life.htm

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1948/eliot-speech.html

http://www.bartleby.com/201/1.html
The U.S.A. can't even compete with Paris! I'm looking forward to studying more philosophy here for the year! #french #tower #iainttalkbouteiffel
Education
Studied philosophy at Harvard College from 1906 to 1909
Continued his studies at the University of Paris from 1910 to 1911
Went back to Harvard, 1911 through 1914, and studied Indian philosophy
Later attended Merton College, Oxford
Background
Birth Date: September 16, 1888
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Death Date: January 4, 1965
Death place: London, England
Eiffel Tower
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Thomas Sterns (T.S.) Eliot
University of Paris... HERE I COME!
Poetry Share- Noelle Gleeson & Emily Myers

August 27, 1906
September 14, 1910
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Back in the U.S.A. #rtifucri At least I'm back at to study philosophy #again #gradskool

@HarvardU
September 1, 1911
Shift
In line 14 of stanza 6: "The reminiscence comes"
Theme
Isolation and instability
Diction
Rhapsody: an ecstatic expression of feeling or enthusiasm
"La lune ne garde aucune rancune" means "The moon does not keep any grudge"
Literary Devices
Irony
Simile
Ex. "Every street lamp that I pass Beats like a fatalistic drum"
"And you see the corner of her eye Twists like a crooked pin"
Personification
Ex. The personification of the lamp posts; they speak. "Regard that woman... Remark the cat... Regard the moon..."
Repetition
Ex. "The street lamp sputtered, The street lamp muttered... The lamp sputtered, The lamp muttered"
Three stanzas begin with "Half-past..."
Rhyme
Symbolism
Ex. The moon
Imagery
Ex. "A washed-out smallpox cracks her face"
Structure
The lack of structure reflects the disorganization and mentally instability of the speaker
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England bound! Looking forward to the many years ahead! #Brit #ellogovna
March 21, 1911
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Vivien Haigh-Wood
15 mutual friends
Bertrand Russell
37 mutual friends
Ezra Pound
124 mutual friends
Harvard University
Went to:
Relation:
Friend
Career:
American Poet and Critic
Relation:
Mentor & Friend
Health:
Physically & mentally unstable
Relation:
Wife
Conrad Aiken
351 mutual friends
Wrote in:
Relation:
Lifelong friend
Harvard's Literary Magazine, the
Advocate
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it's complicated:
Vivien Haigh-Wood
July 13, 1932
Status Update
Finally finished The Wasteland. It's okay I guess :/ #checkitout #poem
http://www.bartleby.com/201/1.html

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December 1, 1922
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Nobel Prize Award Ceremony
Can't believe I won the NP for Literature!! #blessed #candid #lit4lyfe #wemadeit #speech
"Poetry, it might seem, separates peoples instead of uniting them."
"I stand before you, not on my own merits, but as a symbol, for a time, of the significance of poetry."


February 12, 1948
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married:
Valerie Fletcher
March 27, 1957
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