Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Language, Communication and Culture Studies (ICLCCS 2020)

Therapeutic Reading on The Waste Land

Authors
Chao Dun, Yu Peng
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Chao Dun
Available Online 15 March 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210313.062How to use a DOI?
Keywords
poetry therapy, catharsis, mental illness, The Waste Land
Abstract

T.S. Eliot regards mental illness as a crucial source of poetry creation and the purpose of writing poetry as catharsis of suppressed emotions and “grouse against life”, gaining relief from extreme miseries, instead of communicating with others. The thesis attempts to discuss the function of catharsis therapy in The Waste Land from the perspective of poetry therapy, combining the poet’s experience of mental sufferings before the creation of The Waste Land and the process of his creation and modification of the poem.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Language, Communication and Culture Studies (ICLCCS 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
15 March 2021
ISBN
978-94-6239-352-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210313.062How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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