Tennyson Elegy Thomas Gray

What is an Elegy | Definition | characteristic form & quality?

Introduction of Elegy The ‘elegy’ (Greek = lamentation) is a very old name. It was commonly used in ancient Greece and Rome for any poem written in a metre which was called ‘elegiac’ Possibly because it was originally used for a song of lamentation.  This electric metre was early adopted by composers for giving vent