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  • Rebellion Against Popular Traditional Roles Of Woman
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    The Lady of Shalott The greatest social difficulty in England today is the relationship between men and women (NAEL, 1719). These words express awareness and the beginning of a change in the Victorian period. The role of the woman began its change throughout this period. Such changes seemed to only take place in the middle class. These changes caused many to question the role of the woman in society, thus the woman question evolved. The woman became less and less involved with the every day drud...
  • Different Ways
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    I believe that Tennyson's works do represent the different positions of optimism and despair. In "The Lady of Shalott", she is hoping to get out of the castle, but she dies on the way down. In "Ulysses", the two ideas are represented again, but through different ways. The lady in "The Lady of Shalott" is waiting for a prince to come and 'save' her. "A bowshot from her bower eaves, /He rode between the barley leaves" describes her seeing Lancelot. She climbs down from the tower to ride a boat dow...
  • Coming Death Of The Lady Of Shalott
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    1. Introduction This paper will try to analyze the growth of consciousness of the Lady of Shalott. Ranging from her state of mind in total isolation, her 'childhood', to her changing 'adolescence' and eventually reaching 'adulthood' and death, all in a sort of quick-motion. It will further deal with the development of tension throughout the poem. By making a distinction between tension through formal aspects, such as rhyme scheme, and tension through content it will try to show the interconnecti...
  • Lady Of Shalott And Sir Lancelot
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    This poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson is exciting for many reasons. The poem has a dramatic narrative, includes exciting events, has a beautiful heroine and a handsome hero. It also has strong characters, old language and a fast and exciting tempo. It is set in the time of Arthur and the king of the round table. It is about a young lady named The Lady of Shalott who has a fairytale image surrounding her. When people hear her singing they say, Tis the fairy Lady of Shalott She lives on the island of...
  • Lady Of Shalott 5 Onegin
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    '... Just as the storm clouds often slay The scarcely breathing new born day. ' 1 One of the most popular of Tennyson's poems, The Lady of Shalott relates the tragic story of an extremely lonely young lady longing for a soulmate. A poem of "technical virtuosity, inspired landscape-painting based on precise observation, and a dreamworld of artistic beauty denying the commonplace"2, "turning to beauty as a possibility of a more complete life"3, it is one of the highlights of the author's early yea...

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