Victorian Life Through Color
1,826 wordsThe use of color in Victorian literature and art has gone far beyond simple description to form it's very own sort of diction. Whether reading Victorian prose or looking at a Pre-Rapaelite painting one is drawn in and deeply affected by the arrangement and combination of it's colors. In the two of these mediums, each color is both powerful and used precisely either to represent a trait or emotion or to compliment other colors to form a greater representation of an idea. Furthermore, seeing these...
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Air And Water Clean Air
1,681 wordsThe purpose of this report is to inform the governmental board of the last three entries into Future City. As Commissioner of Personal Selection, I have chosen my three candidates to fill each position. My decision did not come easily. On several occasions I was torn between two choices, but after laboring over each pro and con of each applicant, I have finally made my decision. Each of the three chosen applicants possess outstanding qualities in the medical, ecological, and humanitarian fields ...
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Crossing The Bar Crossing The Bar Tennyson Journey
582 wordsLife 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 In Crossing the Bar, Tennyson employs des...
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Makes The Reader Websters Dictionary
1,093 wordsJohn Boorman adapted the Passing of Arthur in the movie Excalibur. Movies are not the only adaptations of Tennyson's poem but there are several art and music adaptations. Examples of these adaptations include music by Loreena McKennit and paintings by John William Waterhouse, Howard Pyle and Arthur Rackham. In Bela Balazss Art Form and Material Balazs states that a good adaptation is a reinterpretation of the original. Boorman uses nature and color to recreate the atmosphere of the original text...
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Lady Of Shalott Narrative Poem
1,873 words'... 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 y...
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Alfred Lord Tennyson Lived Their Lives
1,135 wordsDuring ones life, one must step out into the real world and experience all of what the world has to offer. In order to attain a well-balanced life both mentally and socially, one may seek any way possible to live life to the fullest. We were put on this earth to live- not just simply by breathing in and out everyday, and making life the best it can possibly be. It has been said that you have not really died if you have lived. This theory has been applied to several pieces of literature. In the b...
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Romantic Poetry Imagination And Emotion
1,043 words... r is thinking and the whole poem is a 'train of thought'. The speaker is saying that as well as being sad, he finds it strange to not be able to go back to the "days that are no more." It is the last stanza of the poem is where there is most emotion and sentimentality; a great yearning for something that will never happen again and about lost time. "Dear as remembered kisses after death, He says that the days that are now gone are as dear to him as the kisses of loved ones that are now dead....
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Dulce Et Decorum Est Give The Reader
1,476 wordsDulce et Decorum est by Wilfred Owen and The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred lord Tennyson are both about war and death. However, the themes are portrayed in two very different ways; one is about glory, and the other about a horrific death. Tennyson wrote The Charge of the Light Brigade in 1854 after reading a article in a newspaper. The poem was written to increase the moral of the fighting soldiers and of the people at home. The Charge of the Light Brigade celebrates the glory of war, an...
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Life And Death Cycle Of Life
882 wordsTITHONUS BY ALFRED TENNYSON Let me go; take back thy gift The poem Tithonus is based on a Greek myth about Tithonus, a beautiful youth and beloved of Eos, the Goddess of Dawn. At the request of Eos, the Gods grant Tithonus immortal life, but unfortunately not immortal youth. Tithonus request gave him immortality, but the poem is a yearning for death and a release from immortal life. The poem opens with Tithonus despising the curse of immortality bestowed upon him by Eos. The woods decay, vapour ...
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Death In Life Figures Of Speech
973 wordsAlfred Lord Tennyson, a Victorian poet, used characters from history and mythology for his poetry. Much of his poetry touches upon the subject of death and loneliness. For example, the Lady of Shallot dies when she looks beyond her inner world, Mariana lives in constant sadness over her departed lover, and Tithonus lives forever in an agony worse than death. With a background of melancholia, isolation or anguish Tennyson conveys themes of half-life and death-in-life by the use of uses imagery, s...
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Henry Hallam Break Break Poems
498 wordsTennyson, Alfred Tennyson, 1 st Baron 1809 - 92, English poet. The most famous poet of the Victorian age, he was a profound spokesman for the ideas and values of his times. Tennyson was the son of an intelligent but unstable clergyman in Lincolnshire. His early literary attempts included a play, The Devil and the Lady, composed at 14, and poems written with his brothers Frederick and Charles but entitled Poems by Two Brothers (1827). In his three years at Cambridge, Tennyson wrote a prizewinning...
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Ulysses Harbors Unrepentant Contempt Incredulous Arrogance Ulysses Possesses Reader
2,117 wordsA Hero Among Men, A Man Among Heroes The name Ulysses instantly conjures up images of heroism and adventure. Even modern readers who are less versed in classical literature recognize the larger-than-life character, if not the specific details of this legend. It is with these associations in mind that one approaches the poetic monologue Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Tennyson, however, presents the reader with a man rather than a hero. The Ulysses of his imagination is restless rather than self...
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Sir Lancelot Descriptive Language
1,352 wordsIn any piece of lyrical poetry, authors must masterfully use the language of the poem to covey the intended meaning. In order to ensure the meaning is not lost, it is imperative that the author incorporates various aspects of the narrative to escalate the poem past its face value. Alfred Tennyson's poem The Lady of Shallot is no exception to the rule. From lines like blue unclouded weather and the gemmy bridle glitter free, one can draw that descriptive language is Tennyson's tool to revealing t...
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Alfred Lord Tennyson Lady Of Shalott
362 wordsFor Lady Of Shalotts FALL For me the fall is an exhilarating time of year. A time of change, an in-between period of muddled and varied weather. For others who view fall as a short time before a dreary winter, fall takes on a less colorful face. Alfred Lord Tennyson uses fall metaphorically throughout The Lady of Shalotts to illustrate how the Lady of Shalott's life (or lack thereof) progresses. Looking at fall at the macro level reveals that fall is a time of change. Like fall the Lady of Shalo...
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Dulce Et Decorum Est Wilfred Owen
519 words? Dulce Et Decorum Est? By Wilfred Owen, ? Dulce Et Decorum Est? By Wilfred Owen, And? The Charge Of The Light Brigade? By Lord Alfred Tennyson Since before man could begin to remember, war has been an omnipresent course of action as conflict has been, and still is, wide spread throughout the world. War is seen by some as a grim evil, while others perceive it to be a brave and glorious feat. These conflicting views have been the themes behind many works of literature, especially many works of po...
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Similarities And Differences Men Women And Children
1,258 wordsSimilarities And Differences Between The Romantic Essay, Similarities And Differences Between The Romantic Similarities and differences between the Romantic Ageand the Victorian Period. Similarities and Differences Between the Romantic Ageand the Victorian Period What were the similarities and differences between the Romantic Age and the Victorian Period? The Romantic Age and Victorian Period had many similarities, butter had far more differences. They first differed in rule: the Romantic Age di...
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Live A Life Homer
722 wordsConformity and Rebellion The poem I chose to write about is? Ulysses? , by Alfred Lord Tennyson. It is a poem based on Homer? s Odyssey, which is the story of Odysseus (Ulysses) and his journeys. Odysseus was King of Ithaca and leader of the Greek army. The Greeks sailed into Troy to fight what turned out to be a lengthy battle. After ten years at war, Odysseus and the Greek army conquered Troy and set out on their voyage home. On their journey they encountered a series of adventures. I plan to ...
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1,358 wordsThe major characters in The Optimists Daughter are Judge Mckelva, Becky Mckelva, Laurel Mckelva, Wanda Fay, Dr. Courtland, Miss Adele Courtland, Tish Bullock, Major Bullock, Miss Tennyson, and Miss Missouri. Becky Mckelva was Judge Mckelva's wife before she died and had Laurel Mckelva with him. Wanda Fay remarried Judge Mckelva after his wifes death. Dr. Courtland did surgery on Becky Mckelva and the final operation on Judge Mckelva. Miss Adele Courtland is the sister of Dr. Courtland and is a b...
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Lady Of Shalott Center Of The Universe
1,461 wordsJames Dickeys On the Hill Below the Lighthouse best reminds me of the Lord Alfred Tennyson. Upon first reading Dickeys poem, a deep yearning and sentimental emotion is achieved. There is a great sense of not regret but of something that the narrator longs for. This can be seen in the last stanza of the poem. Now that I can be sure of my sleep; The moon is held strongly within it. A woman comes true when I think her. Shade swings, and she lies against me. Let us lie in the returning light; Let us...
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Quot Line Opening Line
1,053 wordsElizabeth Frank In " The Dragonfly, " ... written sometime in the fall of 1961, she worked with short free-verse lines in a delicate line of Thoreauvian naturalism. Its inspiration was a picture postcard of a dragonfly Ruth Limmer had sent her from Detroit, but she wrote the poem on commission for the Corning Glass Company wrote it to order, that is! and a piece of Steuben Glass was carved to illustrate it. She was fond of the poem, which, she informed Miss Limmer, was completely "...
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