Sanskrit, the Source of Salvation for Modern Humanity in T. S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land

Susheel Kumar Jarial


Though T. S. Eliot’s poem "The Waste Land" opens with rootlessness of the modern wastelanders who have neither culture nor specific root, juxtaposes various symbols, myths and comparisons to highlight the lives of past and present aimless wanderers, yet ends up with Shantiah, Shantiah, Shantiah signifying the need and importance of Hinduism and Sanskrit in life.


Wastelanders, aimless, Symbols, myths, Hinduism, Sanskrit Shantiah etc.

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