An analysis of the reference to “the rose garden” in the poem suggests that the hollow men yearn for a sense of beauty and connection.
Category: Literary Criticism
Plato and Aristotle on Poetry
Plato attacked on poetry in his book Republic X whereas Aristotle defended it and refuted all the charges in his book Poetics.
How does T.S. Eliot conceptualize tradition and how can it be acquired?
T. S. Eliotemphasizes on the importance of tradition in his essay “Tradition and Individual Talent”. He is of the view that we should neither ignore past nor shouldforget it. He has some…
Aristotle’s Views on Ideal Tragic Hero | Ideal Tragic Hero Characteristics
Chapter XIII of Aristotle’s “Poetics” gives his views on ideal tragic hero: Mixture of good and bad, noble by birth, sufferings due to hamartia, male sex
Aristotle’s Concept of Catharsis | Purgation of Pity and Fear
In Aristotle’s concept, tragedy is catharsis of emotions such as pity and fear but word “catharsis” has nowhere been defined in “Poetics”.
Aristotle’s Concept of Imitation | Is Imitation Twice Away From Reality?
Aristotle’s concept of imitation redefined word “imitation”. He answered Plato that “imitation” is creative process and not just procedure of copying.
Raymond Williams Views on Tragedy | “Rejection of Tragedy”
Aristotle was the first who define tragedy. Conventional tragedy is not acceptable in Brecht and Raymond Williams views, therefore, it is rejected.
On what grounds is tradition linked to tragedy? Discuss in the light of Raymond William’s “Modern Tragedy”?
The tragedy is being written and performed since the Greeks but its preference has not changed so far. It is as famous today as it was among Romans and Greeks. Raymond William…
Critically assess Raymond William’s essay on “Tragedy and Contemporary Ideas”.
Tragedy has been discussed, refined and renewed throughout the ages. Greeks were well aware with the fact that tragic incidents are part and parcel of everyone’s life but their concept about tragedy…