Comments on the “Paradiso”

I will begin by saying that I do not have any great insight to provide into the Paradiso. In all honestly, so much has been said on Dante's The Divine Comedy that not much more can be said. However, as I was reading it I found a few things interesting in the text and I thought …

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War in T.S. Eliot’s ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’

A paper I wrote at university, taking a historical-critical approach to T.S. Eliot's well-know, and difficult, poem.   Considering alone the fact that this is a Modernist piece of poetry should be enough to convince anyone of its difficulty. Thankfully, T.S. Eliot was merely one of the forerunners of this short period, resulting in many …

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