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T S Eliot’s The Waste Land Part 2

Charles Durante.

The Waste Land reflects the political background of the post First World War period. A sense of collapse and chaos pervades the poem. The most salient historical and political aspects are: the disintegration of the Prussian monarchy, the dismemberment of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the turmoil unleashed by the Russian revolution. On a personal level, Eliot...

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