Paper 9 - The Modernist Literature
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  • Hello Devendra,
    First of all congratulation to u to deal with one of the most criticized poems of Modern tried ur best.I just want to ask one thing that do u believe that Myths are to be used recurrently when society ask for the ultimate judgement,justice or any solutions from current problematic issues?
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  • 1. Topic :- The Mythical Technique in the Waste Land. Paper-9 :- The Modernist Literature Name :- Devendra A Joshi Class :- M.A. Sem-1 Submitted To :- Smt. S. B. Gardi Department of English (Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University)
  • 2. T. S. Eliot‟s  „The West Land‟  Important Landmark  History of English Poetry  20th Century  Long poem  Four Hundred forty lines
  • 3. Five parts entitled 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.   The Burial of the Dead, A Game of chess, The Fire Serman, Death by Water and What the Thunder Said First Publication A Storm of adverse criticism
  • 4.  First publication  A storm  Adverse Criticism
  • 5. The Mythical Background  Himself has acknowledged  Deeply influenced  Works or anthropology  The ancient and primitive myths  Mythical Land  Symbolizes contemporary  Decay and spiritual sterility
  • 6.  Mythical Method  Germanton  The Nightingales  Other poems  Volume the poem  Eliot uses  Criticism of the present
  • 7. Used in either of the two ways Expansion Compression
  • 8. According to A.G.George “A series of emotions and impressions of the poet which are expressed though the objective correlative of the mythical waste lands, a series of emotions and also impressions which originate in the poet‟s mind as he survey human life in the present as well as in the past.”
  • 9. Thank you