They say Mona Lisa is a great painter, and they also say William Shakespeare is a good play writer, but who tops them all is A.E Housman a man who took his work serious and his career even more seriously. A.E Housman was a human figure whose life and career were often moving as well as extraordinary. In Housman’s poem it captured the attention of readers everywhere this happen decades ago and people still read his books like he is still with us this goes to show that things never gets old. Housman was born in England in his poems it shows regrets and many more as you read this essay you will see. Housman was never a flashy artist but his reputation remains steady and is one of the most creative artists of his time.
A poet named Elizabeth Barrett read and admired his poetry, even going so far as to link him to Alfred Tennyson and William Wordsworth as one of the great poets of his age. He continued to write poetry but not as much as he was busy making arrangements for his frail wife who fell ill and later died in 1849, 3 years after the married. Robert took in account his so... ... middle of paper ... ...ders in the Victorian times. He self-educated himself and uses his education to use when he writes his poems. “Porphyria’s Lover” is an example of the Themes madness, love and violence in which the Victorians loved and proclaimed him as one of England’s greatest poets.
His father was a bank clerk who had and impressive book collection, which Browning enjoyed reading through very much. Browning gained and education from home that was artistically inclined. Supposedly, Browning was a fluent writer and reader by age five. At ten years old he attended his first school, Peckam School, where he stayed for four years. Once he read Percy Shelley’s poetry at age thirteen he declared himself a devote poet.
The Works and Influence of Robert Browning Robert Browning was one of the most recognized and respected poets of his time. The Victorian period that he lived in and his upbringing made him the dramatic and intelligent poet that he was. His most famous types of poetry were his lyrical and romantic poems. Browning influenced poetic society with his dramatic monologues, long poems, and silent listener techniques. He can be compared to Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Alfred Lord Tennyson, other literary figures of the time.
One of his teachers in Richmond said: “While the other boys wrote mere mechanical verses, Poe wrote genuine poetry; the boy was a born poet,” (Allen). When Mr. Allan’s business took them to Great Britain, Poe did not waiver and continued to flourish in his studies. He was brought up in England between the years of 1815 and 1820, where he attended the Manor School at Stoke Newington (Wilson). Six years later in 1826, Poe moved back to America and attended the University o... ... middle of paper ... ... raven was just an animal, but after reading it a few more times I began to conclude that the character became more irritated with the raven it was clear that the raven represented something more than just a bird. To me, the raven was an aspect of himself, an aspect that he could not cope with.
His heartbreaks helped him to create a poem entitled Georgian Poetry, 1911-12, with Edward Marsh. The Georgian poets wrote in an ant-Victorian style using rustic themes and subjects such as friendship and love. (BBC News) In 1913, Brooke broke down and he began to travel again, spending several months in America, Canada and the South Seas. Some of Rupert Brooke poetry was the mood that h... ... middle of paper ... ...and was very well-rounded with important things such as, political, literacy and social figures before the war. Rupert Brooke started to share his love for poetry during his early life, the development of his education helped to enhance his poetry and Brooke poems was very influential to those read about his poems.
Lewis Carroll is one of the most well known Nonsense Writers. Though using nonsense in poetry has been dismissed as simply "for entertainment purposes", most nonsensical poetry acts as an allegory, has deep symbolism and leaves the door wide open for varying interpretations. Lewis Carroll has utilized this sense with nonsense through his poems and prose found in his novels Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass . Through Carroll's interactions with his close friends and family, and the innovative and eccentric society and politics of the Victorian Era, he has created beautiful poetry with many different levels. The Victorian Era lasted from 1837 until 1901, which was the time during Queen Victoria's reign in England.
One of the most influential poets of his time, William Wordsworth helped usher in the Romantic movement of British literature. His works continue to entice scholars and students alike, and they evince his views on the simplistic, emotional views of the natural world. Wordsworth’s distinct view on poetry, which focused on nature, tranquility, emotion, and simplicity, and his refutation of traditional neoclassical standards formed the fundamental principles of his poetry; the originality of his internationally acclaimed poetry lead him to be recognized as one of Britain’s most prominent poets. William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770, Cockermouth, an old town in the county of Cumberland, England. He was the second of five children.
Hardy’s parents influenced him to do architectural work. He did not like architectural work very much, but it did help influence some of his poems and novels. From 1840 to 1928 he approximately fourteen novels. He also wrote at least 328 poems, and a number of short stories. He began to write his own poetry during his five years in London.
“Ambition is not what man does… but what man would do." (www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/r/robert_browning.html) Robert Browning came to be one of the most important poets of the Victorian period. His dramatic monologues have established him as a major figure in the history of English poetry. Most of his creativity and literary ingeniousness came from following the practices of his parents. His love for poetry came from knowledge his father’s extensive devotion of learning.