English 2 discussion
Learning Goal: I’m working on a english discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
Post your response of 200-300 words
Respond to any questions that you wish:
1. What does Eliot suggest about Prufrock by beginning the poem with a quotation from Dante’s Inferno?
2. Explain the effect of the description in the opening ten lines. What does the description tell you about Prufrock’s world?
3. What is Prufrock afraid to ask? Why is he afraid to ask it?
4. What is the tone of the poem? In what way is it especially appropriate for this subject?