[ US /ˈɛɫiət/ ]
- British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
- British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)
How To Use Eliot In A Sentence
- S · Eliot is one of the most influential poet literary critic in the 20 th century.
- SNOW (voice-over): With his wife Silda by his side, New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, the man once known as Mr. Clean, addressed his fall from grace. CNN Transcript Mar 12, 2008
- He wrote in a highly individual, sometimes obscure, way that was in sharp contrast to the compressed intellectual style of T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden and other contemporary poets.
- As that arch-modernist T. S. Eliot predicted, ‘This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper.’
- A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. George Eliot
- I suppose that I have to ask why you have not in turn commented upon the ailurophilia of T.S. Eliot, whose work, by comparison, seems like a travesty of Smart …. Existentialolcaturday : Stephen Burt : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation
- Or Eliot, who wrote on the Metaphysicals, Marvell, Dryden, Blake, Wordsworth, Baudelaire and, of course, Dante, as well as many other writers.
- I drew attention, as have other commentators, to troubling improbabilities in the tremendous watery climax to Eliot's novel.
- The sheer amplitude of the novel invites comparisons with Tolstoy and George Eliot.
- What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self. George Eliot