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  • Who Is The Lonesome Lady Of Shalott

    not suggestive in any way. Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a prominent author in the Victorian era. By the age of forty-one, Tennyson became the most popular poet of the Victorian era. “The Lady of Shalott” is a famous poem written by Tennyson that expresses a great deal of isolation. In Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s lonely “The Lady of Shalott,” Tennyson uses the characteristics…

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  • A Modest Proposal And Ulysses Comparison

    normally not see. A Modest Proposal written by Jonathan Swift in 1729 and Ulysses written by Alfred Lord Tennyson in 1833 are prime examples of the passion that can be conveyed with the word. Swift and Tennyson write from a vastly different spectrum of emotion. Even with both authors taking a passive stance on their subjects, Swift’s A Modest Proposal is a satirical essay that conveys a sadness and anger at the station gap and poverty in 1700’s Ireland while Tennyson portrays the depression…

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  • Figurative Language In Poetry

    understand. By using rhetorical devices a poet is capable of taking short stanzas and making them into a work of art that can leave the reader guessing the intended meaning for generations. Well written poems contain various types of rhetorical devices such as imagery, metaphors, similes, personification, alliteration, and diction just to name a few. Four poems which make great use of Figurative language are “Dulce et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen, “The eagle” by Lord Tennyson Alfred, “Harlem” by…

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  • Ambiguity In James R. Kincaid's The Lady Of Shallot

    Within “The Lady of Shallot”, James R. Kincaid argues that through the contrasting elements of fiction and reality, negative results occur as a means of drawing attention to the perpetual uncertainty within Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, “The Lady of Shallot”. This level of ambiguity is emphasized within the text through the Lady’s lack of agency, causing the events of the poem to be enacted on her rather than through her own devise. Kinkaid pushes forth the idea that the text removes the Lady’s…

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  • The Lady Of Shallot

    society. During the romanticism period, artists, authors, etc. took a different route, then how it was in the Neoclassical era. Artists chose to go in a more emotional, creative style for their creations. These artists also chose to display more symbolic and exotic subjects (i.e. paintings, books, poems). One piece of art that displays these characteristics is The Lady of Shalott, created by John William Waterhouse. John William Waterhouse was an Italian artist who painted mainly on oil…

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  • The Last Laugh By Wilfred Owen Essay

    Between the years of 1914 to 1918, approaching 1 million British soldiers gave up their lives fighting for King and country (greatwar.co.uk). Wilfred Owens, one of the greater known first world war poets, was one of these. He died at the age of twenty-five, only a week away from armistice, leaving behind approaching 100 poems. Despite his early death, Owen’s poetry has immortalized him, passing to future generations both his experience and sentiments regarding the first world war. Like many at…

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  • Tennyson's The Charge Of The Light Brigade

    they are leading and protecting the citizens from the horrors by charging into battle. They will be the saviors by risking their life to protect the greater population. The men may not make it back, but when the soldiers die, they will be honored for the deeds commited in battle. Everyone will “honor the charge they made” (53). The choice of the using the word charge demonstrates the effort the men gave to fight for the cause. The soldiers knew what they were fighting for and constantly kept…

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  • Aestheticism In Oscar Wilde's The Picture Of Dorian Gray

    Influenced by the teachings of Lord Henry, Dorian does not give second thought to putting aside morals and using his physical appearance in every problem he encounters. This is further evident when Dorian makes a habit of staring at himself through a mirror while observing the altering his self-portrait. After returning home one evening, Dorian locks himself to staring at his portrait intensely, growing “more and more enamoured of his own beauty, more and more interested in the corruption of his…

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  • Poem Analysis: Neutral Tones By Thomas Hardy

    Neutral Tones Analysis The poem ‘Neutral Tones’ by Thomas Hardy is a dark, solemn poem, reflecting on the termination of a relationship that he had in the late 1860s. It has a very melancholic note and in the duration of the poem, he shows the sadness and emotions in the narrator. The poem was published in 1898, however at the bottom of the poem he marked it as being written in 1867, perhaps he did not want it to be published then, before he met Eliza Nickels. It has a rhyme pattern of ABBA as…

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  • Theme Of War In The Charge Of The Light Brigade By Wilfred Owen

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson has a positive attitude towards war. ''The Charge of the Light Brigade'' was about a hopeless charge into ''the valley of death'', where many of the 600 men died, all because of a fault in communications, although this isn't how Tennyson presents the battle. He does not call it hopeless, but instead heroic. He shows how noble and well disciplined the soldiers were to follow the order…

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