After having their first son, William, in 1816, Percy’s legal wife committed suicide giving them the opportunity to legally get married (Gilliland 1). The Godwin and Shelley’s relationship began to get better after the marriage. After the wedding, Percy and Mary moved to Marlow, England and had a daughter, Clara (Means 3). Around 1819 when they moved to Pi... ... middle of paper ... ...oyage to visit a poet with a friend (Mary Shelley 3), his boat sank in 1822.In the same year, Mary had a miscarriage. She had a nervous breakdown because of these tragedies and it filled her life with loneliness (Lombardi 1).
"Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen" Jane Austen was born at Steventon, Hampshire, on 16 December 1775. She was the seventh of eight children of Reverend George and Cassandra Leigh Austen. Austen was very closed to her by three years elder sister, Cassandra, who was the only person that Jane wanted read her written work and constantly asked for her opinion. (Magill Critical Survey of Short Fiction 119-120) From about the time she was twelve years old, Austen began writing spirited parodies of the popular Gothic and sentimental fiction of the day for the amusement of her family, but her attempts at more sustained and serious work began around 1794. At first the form of her work was a novel in letters, which was a popular form at the time.
He was the second of five children. Born to a relatively wealthy background, Wordsworth was quickly sent off to Hawkshead Grammar School, where his love for poetry was first engendered. In 1787, Wordsworth began to attend St. John’s College in Cambridge, England. Before finishing his final semester, Wordsworth went on a tour of Europe, witnessing political and social conflicts that would influence his writing. For instance, Wordsworth witnessed the French Revolution, which spurred his sympathy for the common man and his interest in Nature.
In Blake’s free time, he began reading writing poetry. At the age of twenty-one, Blake completed his seven-year apprenticeship and began to work on projects for book and print publishers. He also attended the Royal Academy of Art’s Schools of design, where he began unveiling his own personal works (William Blake Biography). Blake’s creativity was evident during this time, and he privately published his first collections of poems, Poetical Sketches, which Blake wrote over a period of fourteen years (William Blake Biography). In August 1782 Blake married Catherine Boucher, with whom he fell in love at first sight (Encyclopedia of World Biography).
After the death of her father in1874, Dickinson seemed to be constantly preoccupied with death. A year later, her mother had a stroke which made her an invalid for the rest of her life. Two of Dickinson's closest friends died in 1877 and 1882. She also lost her favorite nephew, who was only eight years old. As a result, Dickinson had a nervous breakdown in 1884 and was soon confined to her bed.
Wordsworth had be taught how to read by his mother and had attended a very low-quality school in Cockermouth. His father eventually made him attend Hawkshead Grammer School. It was here where his love for poetry grew and he began writing. Eventually, this school led him to his future wife, Mary Hutchinson. Wordsworth began his debut as a writer in 1787 when he published a poem in The European Magazine.
In 1828, Barrett’s mother died. The ensuing years were wrought with suffering and misfortune. Edward Barrett’s financial losses forced him to sell Hope End in 1832. For the next six years, his children were forced to move around. Finally in 1837, the Barretts settled at 50 Wimpole St... ... middle of paper ... ... as they turn form Praise.
He travelled with Hallam on the Continent. By 1830, Hallam had become engaged to Tennyson's sister Emily. After his father's death in 1831 Tennyson returned to Somersby without a degree. His next book, POEMS (1833), received unfavorable reviews, and Tennyson ceased to publish for nearly ten years. Hallam died suddenly on the same year in Vienna.
Once he read Percy Shelley’s poetry at age thirteen he declared himself a devote poet. In 1833, he published his first long poem “Pauline,” then from 1841-1846 he published his works under the alias, Bells and Pomegranates, which were not received well at that time. Surprisingly, this is when some of his most famous poems were published. During this time he also met his wife, Elizabeth Barret. Elizabeth is also a very well established Victorian era poet.
Blake grew up in London and spent most of his life there, been educated by his mother .Not only did he become a poet but he was also a painter visionary mystic and an engraver he also printed his own books. Blake proclaimed the supremacy of the imagination over treating reason as the basic of belief and knowledge of the 18th century but failed to understand how shadowed his career actually was. Later on he experienced visions of angels and ghostly monks. He had his first book of poems in 1783 called poetical sketches and was followed by songs of innocence and songs of experience. His most famous poem was “The Tyger” as he wrote from a child’s understanding of London, Blake lived a prosperous life he didn’t leave himself any debts at the end of his career or life in 1827.