Explain the use of symbols, style, and structure of the poem by Tennyson

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a prominent English poet during the Victorian era. He was born in 1809 and died in 1892. He is best known for his long narrative poems, such as “The Lady of Shalott,” “Ulysses,” and “The Charge of the Light Brigade.” He was also a Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during … 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

Critical Appreciation of The Poem ‘ Ulysses’

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‘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

Crossing the Bar Summary and Analysis

 “Crossing the Bar” is a short but one of the eminent lyrical poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson. Tennyson composed this lyric piece in 80 first years of his life, in the month of October; just a few years before his death. This poem was first published  in a collection; entitled “Demeter and other poems” in … Read more

Break, Break, Break Summary and Theme Analysis

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 Introduction The poem “Break, Break, Break” is an outstanding lyric of Alfred Lord Tennyson, the most representative poet of the Victorian Era.  This lyric was composed in 1835, two years after the death of Henry Arthur Hallam; the fellow poet and intimate friend of Alfred Tennyson. Though the poem was composed in 1835, but published … Read more