What is the link between Eliot’s style and vision of his contemporary age and that of the Modernist poets?

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T. S. Eliot was one of the leading voices of Modernism and was close to the center of its complex web of reciprocal influences. At the beginning of his career, Eliot often took advice from the poet who is often regarded as having done more than anyone to articulate what Modernism meant: Ezra Pound. Many books have been written on the meaning of Modernism, but at its very most basic, the type of Modernism espoused by Pound and Eliot can be described as a literary reaction against both the horrors of modernity and the poetic style of the Victorians, which was felt to be quite inadequate to describe the twentieth century.

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