Brief summary of the poem preludes skip to preludes by ts eliot home / poetry / preludes / preludes summary. I / the winter evening settles down / with smell of steaks in passageways / six o'clock / the burnt-out ends of smoky days / and now a gusty shower wraps. Thomas stearns eliot, om (26 september 1888 – 4 january 1965) was a british essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and.
Ts eliot’s preludes, is one of his most prominent poems because it presents his view of society as a wasteland at that time he does this by using concrete objects and images to metaphorically explore the nature of life and society. 'preludes' is a chain of four short poems composed by t s eliot which was published in his first collection, prufrock and other observations, in 1917 the first poem in 'preludes' is a winter evening scene at six o'clock.
Preludes is a poem by t s eliot, composed between 1910 and 1911 it is in turns literal and impressionistic, exploring the sordid and solitary existences of the spiritually moiled as they play out against the backdrop of the drab modern city.
You tossed a blanket from the bed, you lay upon your back, and waited 25: you dozed, and watched the night revealing: the thousand sordid images.