"Prufrock", "Poems", "The Waste Land": A Study Guide covers all of the poems written in English and in French in T.S.Eliot's first three books of poetry.
EXTENSIVELY REVISED AND EXPANDED
It provides material to support reflective reading of Eliot's sometimes difficult poetry.
1. An short introduction to Eliot's poetry;
2. Typically for each poem:
a) Pre-reading activities,
b) Introduction and commentaries,
c) Vocabulary and notes which remove the most obvious difficulties of the text,
d) Questions on each poem which guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the text. (The questions can be used for self-study, homework, group discussion, formal presentations, written answers, etc. No answers are provided: readers WILL find their answers in the text);
4. A glossary of relevant literary terms;
5. Suggestions for ways to use the questions as a basis for discussion groups and presentations in the classroom. The questions can be used for self-study, homework, group discussion in class, formal presentations, written answers, etc.
This resource is over 30,300 words. It is the result of many years teaching and researching these poems.