How might Eliot’s use of myriad references to other cultures, especially those that have long since declined, create a mosaic of his own understanding?

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Assignment Question

Answer this Dilemma: “Are human beings capable of crafting their own myths out of the mosaic of history, do we create illsory truths from what has come before ourselves?” (Your answer to this must be Yes, though your reasoning can vary). You must use the “T.S. Eliot’s, ‘The Waste land” as a Reference and must provide at lease 5 quotes from this reference. (This Reference link: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47311/the-waste-land). –You must also use 3 different references. Throughout this Essay you must include the following:

How might Eliot’s use of myriad references to other cultures, especially those that have long since declined, create a mosaic of his own understanding?

How does this mosaic-like form work to show us how the mind crafts its own reality in order to live with itself? Is Eliot’s poem readable for pleasure, or must it be analyzed in order to find meaning?

What meaning do you derive from the poem, and could this meaning be different for others? And Define historicity.