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    accompanies the majority of his works is attributed to the death of his dear friend Arthur Hallam. At the age of 19, Hallam was a student in Trinity College where he met and befriended Tennyson. His death at 22 devastated Tennyson from thereon after, as his state of mourning took control of his life and his work, driving him to attempt to realize Hallam’s lost potential through his own work. Thus, the connection between Hallam and “The Charge of the Light Brigade” is clearly established. The theme describes

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    mate and confidante Arthur Henry Hallam. This was one of many poems composed by Tennyson, upon Hallam’s death the most notable being “Memorandum” (1833-1850). Tennyson himself commented how the series of poems were a direct comparison to how he felt after the loss of his dear friend. The poem was published in the book Poems by Alfred Tennyson (1842). Mythological characters appear to play an important role within Tennyson’s poetry, from English folk law characters such as King Arthur that featured in

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    at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he joined the literary club 'The Apostles' and met Arthur Hallam, who became his closest friend. The undergraduate society discussed contemporary social, religious, scientific, and literary issues. Encouraged by 'The Apostles', Tennyson published POEMS, CHIEFLY LYRICAL, in 1830, which included the popular 'Mariana'. 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

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    Marissa Moore

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    joined the Apostles, where he met his best friend, Arthur Henry Hallam (Everett). It was in college as an undergrad when Tennyson published his first work with his brothers, Poems by Two Brothers in 1827. He published his first solo volume in 1830, titled Poems, Chiefly Lyrical (“British Literature”). He also met his best friend as an undergrad. Even though he and Hallam only knew each other for four years, their friendship was very strong. Hallam became engaged to Tennyson’s sister... ... middle

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    to grasp. Each person deals with death differently, grieving uniquely, and yet, everyone can relate in the commonality of loss. Lord Tennyson, for example, dealt with the death of his beloved friend, Arthur Henry Hallam, in various stages, which he expressed in his poem In Memoriam A.H.H. When Hallam, Tennyson’s closest friend, died suddenly at the age of twenty-two, Tennyson felt as if his life had been crushed right before his eyes (Robson, Christ 1189). After his friend’s death, Tennyson began

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    In memoriam is an elegy about Tennyson’s friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who also happened to be his sister’s fiancé. His death led to the birth of ‘In Memoriam’. This poem was written over a period of seventeen years. It encapsulates the poet’s emotions that vary from depth of sadness to happiness, despair onto hope. In his verses he plays various forces of nature to effectively portray his moods and emotions. The poet faces a tussle within himself, uncertainty to confidence surety and again tumultuous

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    environment to express a woman’s emotional state. In Memoriam A.H.H. describes Tennyson’s recollections of the moments he shared with Arthur to whom it is dedicated to furthermore it focuses on the depressed time the Victorians went through. And Ulysses serves as an aftermath of In Memoriam A.H.H. of Tennyson finally moving on from the grief he experienced after losing Arthur. All three poems connect with Tennyson’s life each serving as a step towards Tennyson’s greatness and his status as one of the most

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    which is organised by Hallam Volunteering. Hallam volunteering is part of the students union at Sheffield Hallam University. The organisation is led by students, it is controlled and managed by one head student who is elected to take control by other students via a vote. It does however have five members of staff who are not students; they are full-time members of staff, with their roles involving support and guidance for student volunteers (www.hallamunion.co.uk) Hallam Volunteering was set

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    “The Lady of Shalott”

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    Fantasy is how you can best express the beautiful poem “The Lady of Shalott.” "Tirra lirra," by the river Sang Sir Lancelot,” in my opinion, is one of the best lines of the poem “The Lady of Shalott.” This line of the poem signifies the breaking point of the poem. “The Lady of Shalott” is a very detailed yet simple poem to understand. It was written by Lord Alfred Tennyson in 1832 and later revised in 1842 (The Lady of Shalott). There are examples of imagery and themes that are seen throughout

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    Willy Loman, Redefining the Tragic Hero in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman The events in the life of Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman are no doubt tragic, yet whether or not he can be considered a tragic hero in a traditional sense is a topic requiring some discussion. Aristotle set the criteria for qualities a character must possess in order to be considered a tragic hero. In order to reach a conclusion on this matter, all six criteria must be examined to determine

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    case, I think he believes that the sins were equal and throughout the novel he develops each of them, trying to get the reader to understand is reasoning. Adultery, which was the sin surrounding two of the main characters, Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale, was the sin in which the novel was based on.  Hester committed adultery with Dimmesdale, a Puritan pastor, and had a child (Pearl) as living proof of her sin.  She confessed her sin and was looked down upon by the citizens living in

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    of the crime they have commited. However they are rewarded. They get to live on as a regular member of society rather than be imprisoned or even worse, put to death. These are examples of characters who have commited crimes without confessing. Arthur Dimmesdale is a minister, a father, a sinner and a man who feels incredible guilt. He commits adultery with Hester before the book begins. As the book begins it is revealed he is the true father of Hester's child Pearl. Dimmesdale, afraid of losing

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    commit evil and sinful acts, but each act is at a different degree of sinfulness (i.e. the sins get worse as the story goes a-long). These three sinners, in the eyes of the Puritan community, are the beautiful Hester Prynne, the esteemed Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale, and the cold-hearted doctor, Roger Chillingworth. Like Hawthorne, I believe that evil is the nature of man but that there are different magnitudes of evil; some choose to fight it, like Hester, and some choose to give in, like Chillingworth

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    Arthur: Tragic Hero or Merely Tragic? In Nathaniel Hawthorne's torrid tale of The Scarlet Letter, Arthur Dimmesdale, a main character, is confronted with a number of circumstances, both in and out of his control, that lead to his ultimate demise.  While it can be argued that Arthur is a tragic hero, he lacks the underlying goodness and strength essential for him to fulfill this role.  Otherwise, it may be demonstrated that Arthur meets all the criteria as a tragic hero, though there are other discrepancies

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    and are thus despised and hated by God. Sinners are subject to the worst punishments and suffer the worst torment. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, The Scarlet Letter, several characters serve as models of sinners in agony from their error. Both Arthur Dimmesdale and Hester Prynne bear the punishment of their adultery, which evidenced itself in their daughter Pearl. While Dimmesdale plagues himself with guilt and Hester lives with the brand of the scarlet "A", it is Pearl who receives the worst

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    Willy Loman, An Idiot with A Dream in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman A common idea presented in literature is the issue of the freedom of the individual in opposition to the controlling pressures of society. Willy Loman, the main character in Death of A Salesman by Arthur Miller, epitomizes this type of person; one who looks to his peers and co-salesman as lesser individuals. Not only was he competitive and overbearing, but Willy Loman sought after an ideal that he could never become:

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    The Degradation of America in All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, and The Crucible Arthur Miller was, as a playwright, very critical of American society.  He condemned every aspect and satirized every ideal of modern American culture, from democracy to the American dream.  He degraded every part of Western civilization down to a much more basic and much more negative idea – capitalism became greed, and rule by the people became rule by the mob.  Many people of his era saw him as anti-American

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    Myths of the American Dream Exposed in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman Willy Loman, the lead character of Miller’s play, Death of a Salesman, believes in "the myths of the capitalistic society"(DiYanni 412). This essay will examine the impact of the capitalistic myths on Willy Lowman. Willy believes in the myth that popularity and physical appearance are the keys that unlock the door to the “American Dream”. We are first introduced to the importance of popularity and physical appearance

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    Illusion and Reality in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman In Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Willy is depicted as living in his own world. The play centers around the end of Willy’s life, when the real world comes crashing through, ruining the false reality he had created for himself and his family. Throughout the play, Willy Loman uses the concept of being well liked to build a false image of reality, as shown through his teachings to his son, what he considers successful, and his reasoning

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    The Occult in A Tale of the Ragged Mountains In his collection of criticism on Poe's stories, Thompson discusses the use of the occult in "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains." He begins the article by explaining that this story might be the product of Poe's "fascination with, but detached attitudes toward, the pseudoscientific occultism of his age." He gives us some technical terms for the techniques that Poe uses in this story: "metempsychosis" is the transmigration of souls, and is the word that

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