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"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," is an interior monologue, where we get to see the narrator's thoughts as he attempts to converse with women and, ultimately, to ask a woman out on a date, although he never gets around to that. Thinking about Eliot's choice of title, is this poem a "love song" in any traditional sense? In any modern sense? (Hint: think about what a "love song" is, what's involved in the dating scene today, etc.) Cite at least two examples from the poem to support your opinion

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When thinking about Eliot's choice of title, I deem the title as nontraditional in the sense of a "Love Song" and instead more of a modernist take. Because modernism tends express themes of ...

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An explication of Eliot's title is briefly discussed in 100 words from "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock."

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