How is Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold a dramatic monologue?

Dover Beach

“Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold is considered a dramatic monologue because it is spoken by a single speaker, who addresses a silent listener. The poem is written in the first person, and the speaker’s thoughts, feelings, and reflections are revealed through the words he speaks. The speaker’s words are directed to a specific listener, whether … Read more

Seamus Heaney “Digging” Anyalisis

Digging

“Digging” is a poem by Seamus Heaney in which the speaker reflects on the work of his father and grandfather, both of whom were farmers and diggers of potatoes. The speaker observes that his father and grandfather “digged” with a spade and compares the work to the writing of poetry, saying that the “squelch and … Read more

My mother at sixty six Theme, Class 12

my mother at sixty six

One of the main themes of “My Mother at Sixty-Six” by Kamala Das is the enduring bond between mother and daughter. The speaker reflects on the changes that have taken place in her mother’s life over the years, including the loss of her husband and the transformation of her home. Despite these changes, the speaker … Read more

Critical Appreciation ‘Tears Idle Tears’

Tennyson is one of the greatest poets of the Victorian Era. As a poetic artist, he ranks with Shakespeare and Keats. Tennyson often reminds us of Keats. He has the same gifts of pictorial presentation and an astonishing command of the musical resources of the language. His poems offer us many opportunities of discovering the … Read more

Write a critical appreciation of the Poem ‘A Summer Night’

A Summer Night

Introduction A Summer Night is one of the more important poems of Matthew Arnold. As in several other poems; in it also live is seen in the light of its end. It is written in a stoic fashion. It appeared in the 1853 volume of Arnold’s poems and has been much praised by critics like … Read more

Critical Appreciation of The Poem ‘ Ulysses’

ulysses

‘Ulysses’ is Tennyson’s finest dramatic monologue. It was written soon after his intimate friend Arthur Hallam’s death in 1833 and was published in the poems of 1842. To put it in the words of the poet himself, in this poem Tennyson gave his feelings about the need of going forward and braving the struggle of … Read more