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.
Both of Keats’ parents died when he was at a relatively young age. When he was only eight years old, Keats’ father, who was a stable keeper, died from getting trampled by a horse, and his mother died when he was fourteen from tuberculosis, which is a bacterial infection that can spread through the lymph nodes and bloodstream to any organ in your body, according to webmd.com. John attended a school, Enfield Academy, who the head master was John Clarke, whose son Charles Cowden Clarke did much to encourage Keats's literary objectives (“Keats”). In 1811, Keats left school to become an apprentice to a surgeon. It did not take him long to realize that this is not what he wanted to do, so in 1814 Keats cancelled the apprenticeship and decided to dedicate his life to writing poetry.
To the modern generation his unbeknown status seems bafflingly inconceivable, considering his now acclaimed publications. Edgar Allan Poe’s writing was very much dictated by his life. The mournful tone of Edgar Allan Poe’s life created his literature; death and all his friends narrated Poe’s life. Edgar Allan Poe shows his life’s constant despair through his poetry and short story writings. Edgar Allan Poe was born January 19, 1809 to a pair of “Itinerant actors, David Poe Jr. and Elizabeth Poe.” (Tilton 12).
These circumstances drew him extremely close to his two brothers, George and Tom, and his sister Fanny. When he 15, Abbey removed him from the Clarke School, as he became an apothecary-surgeon’s apprentice. Then in 1815, he became a student at Guy’s Hospital. He registered for a six- month course to become a licensed surgeon. Soon after he decided he was going to be a doctor he realized his true passion was in poetry.
Analysis of William Butler Yeats' Poems; When You Are Old, The Lake Isle of Innisfree, The Wild Swans at Coole, The Second Coming and Sailing to Byzantium In many poems, short stories, plays, television shows and novels an author usually deals with a main idea in each of their works. A main reason they do this is due to the fact that they either have a strong belief in that very idea or it somehow correlates to an important piece of their life overall. For example the author Thomas Hardy likes to deal with the idea of loss in many different ways within his poems some being positive and some being negative. William Butler Yeats has a main philosophical idea which he sticks to and portrays in his poems he believes once you die you come back as another life form this would be rather than a linear view on life a spherical view on life. Just as Thomas Hardy deals with loss in his poems William Butler Yeats likes to play with the idea of change and changelessness.
His father took notice of Alfred's potential to write excellent poetical lyrics while at an early age. Born August 6, 1809, Alfred Tennyson was the fourth of twelve children of a Lincolnshire rector and a vicar's daughter. At the early age of seven he was sent to live with his maternal grandmother at Louth to attend the grammar school there. Alfred was only there until the age of eleven when he returned to the family home at Somersby (Kunitz 610). At the young age of twelve, he wrote a 6,000-line epic poem.
George Gordon, better known as Lord Byron was born in London, UK in 1788. He was British poet and belonged to a family of the aristocracy of his country, lost his father at age three. In 1798, with the death of his uncle William, fifth Baron Byron, he inherited the title and estates. Byron studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, stage in which curiously distinguished himself as an athlete, despite having a damage fit since birth. Lord Byron lived a difficult youth because of his limp and because of her mother’s irritable temperament.
Wordsworth was an important Romantic poet who developed a love of nature, reflecting a theme in his poems. He wrote poems on nature as he was attached with beauty of nature such as his idea of ‘Lyrical Ballads’ (1798) working together with his friend, Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Regarding his book, Wordsworth explains what he wanted the new ‘Romantic’ style of poetry to be. His most ... ... middle of paper ... ...evolution during his stay in France which helped him to brought importance to his work to developed interest and sympathy for the poor people. In 1798, Wordsworth along with his friend Coleridge published a book of poems entitled Lyrical Ballads.
Wordsworth began his debut as a writer in 1787 when he published a poem in The European Magazine. This same year, he began attending St. Johns College, Cambridge, where he received his B.A degree. In 1791, Wordsworth travelled to France where he met and had an affair with Annette Vallon. Annette gave birth to their first daughter Caroline in 1792. Wordsworth eventually ran out of money and fled back to England the following year, leaving Annette and Caroline behind.
One man in history that uses certain things to spice up his works of poetry is John Keats. According to the article Romanticism, in Literary Movement for Students, “John Keats was the youngest of the major romantic poets. He was born October 31, 1795, in London, England, to a lower-middle-class family. His father's accidental death in 1804, and his mother's death in 1809 after a long bout with tuberculosis, marked him with a sense of life's precariousness, a theme that recurs in his poetry.” Keats used many different things to structure his poetry including imagery, personification, figures of speech, and sound. John Keats is one of the greatest poets of all time to use imagery.