The Image of J. Alfred Prufrock
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to use Eliot's abstract imagery to create a concrete image of a character
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.6
Refer back to your earlier discussion of J. Alfred Prufrock. Ask students who they think Prufrock is, as a person. What would they imagine he looks like? Whom is he addressing in the poem, and what is actually happening as he thinks the content of the poem? Whom does he love? How does he express this love?
Students have two options for this assignment: they may choose to write a...
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