In the poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T. S. Eliot, the main character, J. Alfred Prufrock is seen as an anti-hero. His character and identity comes through strongly in the poem as a shy and introverted man who is socially inept, extremely self conscious, lacking in self confidence and wallowing in self-pity, yet desiring for people to notice him. The composer shows this through his use of allusions, powerful imagery to
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and for people to notice him.
The composer of this poem, T.S. Eliot uses effective allusions to biblical and Shakespearean characters, powerful and continuous imagery and the poem as a train of thought to show the responders the real character and identity of J. Alfred Prufrock. Such techniques enable responders to see Prufrock as a man who is shy, introverted and self-pitying but yearning for himself to change and for people to notice him.