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  • Tennyson's Faith In God And Jesus
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    A Critical Analysis of Tension's In Memorial A.H.H. During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religious beliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blow to these beliefs came from the Utilitarian, followers of Jeremy Bantam, in the form of a test by reason of many of the long-standing institutions of England, including the church. When seen through the eyes of reason, religion became "merely an outmoded superstition" (Ford & Christ 896). If this were not enough for the faithful to c...
  • Merlin And Vivien
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    Tennyson's Merlin and Vivien The Manipulative Evil Known as one of Victorian England's finest poets, Lord Alfred Tennyson epitomized the agony and despondency of the degradation of one's character. His masterpiece, The Idylls of the King, explicates the grand scheme of corruption of the Authurian age while simultaneously paralleling Tennyson's own internal struggles. A most intriguing chapter of The Idylls, Merlin and Vivien portrays the manipulative Vivien, identified as pure evil and hatred, a...
  • Tennyson And Rossettis Poems
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    Death is the reward of Life Life is considered, by some, to be a journey towards death and the great reward of afterlife. This traveling process is held in many different views and is expressed in numerous manners in literature. Two prominent Victorian poets who wrote on this topic were Alfred Lord Tennyson with Crossing the Bar and Christina Rossetti with Up-Hill. Through their in-depth and unique use of imagery, tone and theme, the authors individual ideals are conveyed in poetic form. In Cros...
  • Tennyson As A Victorian The Victorian Age
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    Tennyson as a Victorian The Victorian age was an age where many changes occurred socially, economically, and industrially. People began to explore into areas such as the earth, the human body, and how to benefit the daily lives of individuals. English literature was also something that was beginning to be developed. People's thoughts and ideas also changed with the development of the country. The peoples' ideas became more free and they accepted change more easily, yet not everybody wanted to ad...
  • Owens Poem Death
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    Although both 'Dulce et Decorum Est and 'The Charge of the Light Brigade are about battle and the death of soldiers, they portray the experience of war in different ways. Tennysons poem celebrates the glory of war, despite the fact that, because of an error of judgement ('Someone had blundered), six hundred soldiers were sent to their death. Owens poem, on the other hand, might almost have been written as a challenge to Tennysons rousing and jingoistic sentiments. He presents the horror of sense...
  • Works Of Lord Alfred Tennyson
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    A Study Of The Life And Career Of Lord Alfred Tennyson And Selected Criticism Of His Works Whether a person likes or dislikes the works of Lord Alfred Tennyson, most would agree that he was one of the most influential writers of his time period. Tennyson grew up in a wealthy family never wanting for anything. English author often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. Tennyson succeeded Wordsworth as Poet Laureate in 1850; he was appointed by Queen Victoria and serv...
  • Poem's Place In Its Time Tennyson
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    I. Introduction For many years, Tennyson has attracted readers by what Edmond Gosse called " the beauty of the atmosphere which Tennyson contrives to cast around his work, molding it in the blue mystery of twilight, in the opaline haze of sunset. ' He is one of the greatest representative figures of the Victorian Age. His writing incorporates many poetic styles and includes some of the finest idyllic poetry in the language. He is one of the few poets to have produced acknowledged masterpieces in...
  • Version Of The Lady Of Shalott
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    'The Lady of Shalot' tells the story of a woman who lives in a tower in Shalott, which is an island on a river that runs, along with the road beside it, to Camelot, the setting of the legends about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Every day, the woman weaves a tapestry picture of the landscape that is visible from her window, including Camelot. There is, however, a curse on her; the woman does not know the cause of the curse, but she knows that she cannot look directly out of the ...
  • Most Important Symbols In The Poem
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    Matt Ifkovitz Period 2 The Eagle A brief but powerful poem written by the great Victorian poet, Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Eagle is an inspiring poetic piece. Tennyson, recognized as the greatest poet in Victorian England, was distinguished as poet laureate in 1850. Readers from all over looked to his poems for advice on the major issues effecting their lives. Tennyson began writing poetry when he was ten and published his first book of poetry with the help of his brother, Poems by Two Brothers. ...
  • Mariana Lives Her Life In Darkness
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    Growing up in a troubled atmosphere, Alfred Lord Tennyson, with his two older brothers, left to attend Trinity College in Cambridge. Working under the tutelage of William Whe well, he had the opportunity to write poetry (Alfred). "Mariana", published three years later, displays the depth that Tennyson learned to write while in Cambridge. Mariana, as shown by Tennyson, lives her downtrodden life in solitude, hiding her emotions and living in darkness, not allowing happiness to enter. Tennyson ill...
  • Charge Of The Light Brigade
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    Thomas Hardy and Alfred Tennyson wrote two of the most famous pre WWI poems of all time, Drummer Hodge and Charge of the light brigade. However both of these poems were written in response to newspaper article not personal experience. Tennyson wrote Charge of the light brigade at the end of 1954 regarding the Crimean war. Tennyson uses repetition, allusion, and personification to paint a vivid picture of the charge fearlessly facing the "jaws of death", and at the same time gives a glimpse into ...
  • Aeur The Lady Of Shallot
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    The poems I have chosen to study are ^aEUR~The Lady of Shallot, , ^aEUR~Mariana, and ^aEUR~Morte d, Arthur, . I have chosen these as they have strong links to the subjects being examined from the title of this essay. ^aEUR~The Lady of Shallot, involves the themes of Love, Belief and Doubt. ^aEUR~Mariana, is based around the themes of Love, Death and Doubt. While ^aEUR~Morte d'Arthur, conveys themes surrounding Belief and Death. ^aEUR~The Lady Of Shallot, is based in a castle tower overlooking th...
  • Tears Idle Tears By Lord Alfred Tennyson
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    "Tears Idle Tears" was written after tthe death of Lord Tennyson's close college friend A.H. Hallam. This traumatic incident left a lasting impression of the pain of death on Tennyson and is probably where he got the inspiration from for this poem. Lord Alfred Tennyson was born in 1809 at Somers by. He was the son of a rector and highly qualified. At Trinity College, Cambridge he was a member of an elite intellectual society whose members were elected for life. He was a man of faith yet had amaz...
  • Poetry Of Alfred Lord Tennyson
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    The Victorian age was the age of industrialization, social reforms, and conflict. The Industrial Revolution changed the face and personality of England. Within one hundred years the Industrial Revolution produced factory towns, cheap newspapers, railroads and steamships, and machines for mass production. Between 1800 and 1900 the population nearly quadrupled from ten and a half million to thirty-seven million. What the Industrial Revolution did was to create a whole new environment to which huma...
  • Dramatic Monologue Tenets Of Tennyson In Tithonus
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    Tenets of Tennyson in Tithonus? Tithonus? was written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The poem's setting is the ancient story of Tithonus. Tithonus fell in love with Eos, goddess of the dawn, and asked her for immortality. Unfortunately for Tithonus he did not ask for eternal youth, only eternal life. He, therefore, grows old but never dies while Eos not only never dies but also never grows old. What makes Tithonus's situation worse is that? the gods themselves cannot recall their gifts? (49). This dr...
  • Verse Tennyson Glories In The Soldiers Bravery
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    Attitudes to war and how they Developed Wilfred Owen and Alfred Lord Tennyson both wrote well known poetry about war. Their poems were written in different centuries and they clearly illustrate the changing attitude to war These three poems are all describing the ups and downs of war. The one author saying how war is such a great thing and how brave the soldiers were. The other author saying how terrible war is, illustrating the death and injuries. In Tennyson's poem, because it was written earl...
  • Eagle By Lord Critical Analysis Of
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    Critical Analysis Of "The Eagle' By Lord Critical Analysis Of "The Eagle' By Lord Tennyson Critical Analysis of "The Eagle' by Lord Tennyson The name of the poem I am writing about is called? The Eagle? by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. It is in figurative language form. The poem is divided into 2 Stanza's with 3 lines each. And there are an average of 9 feet a line. The rhyme scheme is every last word in each stanza rhyme's. Some of the imagery is with sight and sound. For sight they are? Close to the ...

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