The Man on the Shore

When the tide draws breath on a misty morning, he sits on the shore and draws breath also, hair pulled into the sky by soft wind groaning through aching trees that defiantly grow, hunched into the shifting sand, bare of leaves, back bent like his is, the man in the shade, his bones creaking as … More The Man on the Shore

T.S Eliot’s ‘The Waste Land’: The Disillusionment of the ‘Lost Generation’.

Widely recognized as a paragon of modernist poetry, The Waste Land depicts a world in crises that mimics the despair and disillusionment of Western society following the First World War. During this time, Ernest Hemingway popularised the term the ‘lost generation’, referring to those who came of age during WWI. Characterised by the widespread disenchantment … More T.S Eliot’s ‘The Waste Land’: The Disillusionment of the ‘Lost Generation’.