'a cold coming we had of it,just the worst time of the yearfor a journey, and such a long journey:the ways deep and the weather sharp,the very dead of winter'and the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory. An analysis of the relationship between myself and the journey of the magi 743 words | 3 pages when this writing assignment was given to me, i sat and pondered about the three poems by ts elliot, preludes journey of the magi and the hollow men and i wondered about which poem i connected easiest with. Explanatory notes not covered in poetry archive title: the magi (from the latin for wise men) first appear in the gospel of matthew, the first book of the new testament they come from the east, guided by a bright star, to bethlehem, to pay homage to jesus, at the place of his birth.
An analysis: unexpected negatives in journey of the magi arushi singh college the speaker of ts eliot's journey of the magi is one of the magi of the title, who delineates his arduous journey to witness the birth of christ. The structure of this poem helped for an easy read ideas were separated in stanzas and gave the reader a chance to read, analyze and decipher the text and move on after understanding the text. The poem journey of the magi is based on the theme of the bible it is full of religious feeling the visit of the three wise men of east to palestine at the time of christ's birth has been described in a very realistic way.
A cold coming we had of it, just the worst time of the year for a journey, and such a long journey: the ways deep and the weather sharp, the very dead of winter and the camels galled, sore-footed, refractory, lying down in the melting snow. Journey of the magi is the monologue of a man who has made his own choice, who has achieved belief in the incarnation, but who is still part of that life which the redeemer came to sweep away like gerontion, he cannot break loose from the past. Though ts eliot's poem, on the surface, portrays the journey of the magi to find the baby jesus, the potential messiah who will bring about redemption to the world, it serves as a metaphor for ts eliot's search for meaning in the modern world.
In this land of the blind, the american-born poet, dramatist and critic, tseliot (1888-1965) is a seer, but his well-known poem, journey of the magi, shows how he too lost one eye in his struggle with the modern wasteland. For a journey, and such a long journey:' the full text cannot currently be reproduced here for copyright reasons click here for the full poem available at the poetry archive. The journey of the magi ts eliot a cold coming we had of it, just the worst time of the year for a journey, and such a journey: the ways deep and the weather sharp.
Journey towards faith in christ was reflected in his poem journey of the magi the magi's long, the magi's long, hard and arduous journey towards christ child was depicted in such a way that eliot seems to be. The summer palaces on slopes, the terraces, and the silken girls bringing sherbet then the camel men cursing and grumbling and running away, and wanting their liquor and women, and the night-fires going out, and the lack of shelters, and the cities hostile and the towns unfriendly and the villages. Ts eliot's poem journey of the magi interprets the wisemens' trip to go see baby jesus from a different perspective than most of us are used to hearing the biblical version that is most popular doesn't seem to mention anything bad or difficult about the journey that they made.
'a cold coming we had of it, just the worst time of the year for a journey, and such a journey: the ways deep and the weather sharp, the very dead of winter. Essay about journey of the magi 1248 words | 5 pages ts eliot's journey of the magi this christmas poem is about the epiphany and was created the very year of eliot's conversion to christianity (fleisner, 66) therefore the theme of religion is an important one if we are to analyse the poem correctly. Journey of the magi can be read and appreciated on many levels while it is accessible to a casual reader, critics have discovered several literary sources that enrich the meaning of the poem.
The journey of the magi sermon 6th january 2013, epiphany, matthew 2:1-12 in the nativity story there are four long journeys as well as numerous shorter ones such as the shepherds coming to bethlehem or zachariah going to and from jerusalem. Thirteenth and final song of the album, journey of the magi is inspired by the poem of the same name by ts eliot but again, frank contradict the theme of the original poem to advocate his.
One of ts eliot's most intriguing poems is the poem journey of the magi is a poem written about the story of the magi, the three wise men who traveled to bethlehem to see baby jesus ts eliot's poem is referring to the story that is told in matthew 2:1-12. Ts eliot's the journey of the magi is different it is the story of the journey to the christ child and back again it is the story of the journey to the christ child and back again but furthermore, it's the story of what that journey does deep inside the poem's narrator, one of the magi. The ts eliot: poems community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.