Shantih, Shantih, Shantih – Peace that gives you all the interpretations

Thomas Stearns Eliot won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948, playing a prominent role in today's poetry. Such a groundbreaking work is The Wasteland. Desire on Eliot symbolizes the area of ​​human life where men do not exist in the direction of leadership, where men turn their backs on spiritual enlightenment, and the title reflects this dilemma.

The verse is divided into five parts, thus fragmented, lacking logical continuity and time-sequence, and the projection of psychological vibrations and conflicts that ransacked in the soul of man at the beginning of the twentieth century (today's situation is different). Eliot felt that Western civilization was mechanical, boring and dehumanized. Corruption, degeneration and rigorous materialism are tremendous. In this broken, fragmented world, nothing can be integrated.

Despite the poetry being a kaleidoscopic individuality, one considers each other in the full prophetic vision of Tiresias, the bi-sexual blind visitor of the ancient Greek tragedy, and which Tiresias sees the entire poem of the material. Psychologically, he is aware of humanity. As a symbol of the past, the old Tiresias "wrinkled female breast" brought about what was happening on the ugly stage of the contemporary world.

Overtakes time and space barriers with a blank glimpse of a scene in the present – the images of "the ruin of the lonely bridge in London", the "taxi pulsation and anticipation" that symbolize the life-style of an immoral and sloppy twentieth century in the past – Dante's hell, Cleopatra, Elizabeth's moral sport, and shows the mysterious image of Thebes' suffering in the mythical King of Thebes – the land of drought and sin – sexuality by the need to cleanse her mother Jocasta and the suffering of the guilty soul [19659002] In the wilderness, images and symbols fall into two categories: images of common aspects of urban life, but high intensity y (the pulsating taxi image) and symbols of myth, nature and religion – these are the themes of death and rebirth are included. Thus the drought is symbolic of spiritual drought and spiritual fertility. However, certain objects may represent two opposing concepts based on their function. Thus water is, on the one hand, creation – the symbol of life and growth, purification and transformation, in the form of river or sea, and on the other hand destruction of life and property. Likewise, fire as a devastating agent is a symbol of suffering that puts a person into the state of "living death"; but fire like the sacred altar is also a symbol of inspiration, enlightenment and spiritual exaltation. Eliot is constantly playing ambivalent pictures

From the post-war European society, its spiritual sterility is characterized by rocky and bare soil. The idea of ​​a deadlock, life comes to a dead end, the symbol of "chess game". The idea of ​​life as a meaningless, boring and lazy movement in a narrow circle, the image is "we live in the alley of the rat where the dead have lost their bones." The idea is reinforced by cruel and vulgar images, such as sweating the river oil and tar, as well as empty bottles, cigarette ends, silk handkerchiefs and summer parties in other reports and sexual encounters between city-nymphs and casual lovers

The theme of suffering, decay, and death is the question of life and resurrection that Eliot finds in the Holy Grail's legends and in other anthropological myths, the Christian, Buddhist and Hindu religious analogies and the liberation of the state and freedom are created with the image of a ship , which glides smoothly on the hands of the expert, God who strikes a balance with all the conversations that a fool in the faith of the stupid are superfluous and self-exalting.

Wasteland Eliot's spiritual curriculum vitae, the junkheap of modern culture as an integrating principle, as you are the pilgrim's progress (from this world to John Bunyan). Eliot's vision moves backwards and forwards, with the relentless movement of legend, faith, and symbol. And finally the pilgrims, now seemingly a lonely figure, are walking. The grass "sings" and comes with a wet drizzle to bring the rain ", the rejuvenation and the resurrection symbolically." There are three lightning strikes, and the sound of thunder in Sanskrit gives three counsels: "Give, sympathize and control" – Shantih, Shantih, Eliot sees the solution of the human being in the Hindu religious expression. Eliot is creating the problem of dying because we know it or not, are the citizens of the "unrealistic city" and we have to find our Greek – bowl that Jesus uses on the last supper and in which one of his followers said that his blood was received upon crucifixion.



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