Zipped up poetry program. This resource is an at-a-glance analysis of the poem Preludes by T.S. Eliot. It covers structure, style, diction, theme and imagery. It is intended to function as a guide for the teacher from which to initiate a deeper discussion and wider interpretations. Since much of Eliot's work tends to be enigmatic, allow for variations in interpretations as long as they are well substantiated. This is a summary of what is a complex modern poem. Please ensure that students have their own legitimate copy of the poem. The copy of 'Preludes' provided is intended merely to be a vehicle to carry the notes.
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