Free Lord Tennyson Essays and Papers

Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays
  • Good Essays

    Alfred Lord Tennyson

    • 668 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Alfred Lord Tennyson (an assessment on the events in Lord Tennyson’s) Start of the Victorian Era, the beginning of the industrial revolution, these were the times in which Alfred Lord Tennyson was born. With a striking good looking beard, Tennyson will be the artist of many thought provoking texts, many texts that will later be argued over and discussed for centuries. “Tennyson has seemed the embodiment of his age, both to his contemporaries and to modern readers,” in the words of Smith. However

    • 668 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Lord Alfred Tennyson

    • 1808 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Lord Alfred Tennyson was the most popular British poet of the Victorian era, even though he avoided the public life. "Tennyson earned his position in literature because of the remarkable range of his talents and his dedication throughout his long career to perfecting his art." "Tennyson's long list of works showed his consistent inspiration and creative vitality, beginning with poems, Chiefly Lyrical (1830) and extending to The Death of Oenone and Other Poems, published after his death more than

    • 1808 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson

    • 526 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 5 Works Cited

    Alfred, Lord Tennyson was an interesting man that transferred his emotions into his works of literature. He was a sensitive person and using those emotions into his works of art helped him survive into old life. The biggest influence in Lord Tennyson’s life was his best friend, Arthur Henry Hallam. Hallam suddenly died and it left a tragic hole in his life. However, having his friend pass away proved better for Tennyson’s life as it transferred into a beneficial job for him. Tennyson’s short poems

    • 526 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 5 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Alfred Lord Tennyson, born August 6, 1809 in Somersby, Lincolnshire, was a famous British poet. He was the son of George Clayton Tennyson and Elizabeth Fytche; he was the fourth oldest out of twelve. Tennyson belonged to a noble and royal ancestry. His father was a great man that made significant contributions in the fields of painting, architecture, music, and poetry. His father was very involved in his children’s education. Alfred and two of his brothers were sent to Louth Grammar School, in 1816

    • 1212 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Tennyson as a Victorian The Victorian age was an age where many changes occurred socially, economically, and industrially. People began to explore into areas such as the earth, the human body, and how to benefit the daily lives of individuals. English literature was also something that was beginning to be developed. People's thoughts and ideas also changed with the development of the country. The peoples' ideas became more free and they accepted change more easily, yet not everybody wanted to

    • 723 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    war. Despite "Charge of the Light Brigade" by Lord Alfred Tennyson and "Dulce et Decorum Est'" by Wilfred Owen were written in different centuries, they deal with the subject of war and describe the ups and downs of it. On one hand, Alfred Tennyson heard of the charge made by the light brigade and it was when he wrote his poem with no experience of the event. However, Wilfred Owen actually fought in the First World War, and wrote, unlike Lord Tennyson, from his own experience. Although they deal

    • 732 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Ulysses by Lord Alferd Tennyson Lord Alferd Tennyson presents to us in the poem “Ulysses” an old sailor, a warrior and a king who is in retrospection on his experiences of a lifetime of travel. Ulysses old age and strong will causes him to be restless and unable to be comfortable at home. He chooses a life of travel over his family because that is what he knows best. Because of his faults, we identify with his character. As a result, Ulysses attempts to go on to face a new but familiar journey

    • 710 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson written in 1843 On either side the river lie on fields of barley and of rye, That clothe the wold and meet the sky; And thro' the field the road runs by To many-tower'd Camelot; And up and down the people go, Gazing where the lilies blow Round an island there below, The island of Shallot. Willows whiten, aspens quiver, Little breezes dusk and shiver Thro' the wave that runs for ever By the island in the river Flowing down to Camelot. Four gray walls, and

    • 767 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    Analysis of Ulysses by Alfred Lord Tennyson In the poem "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, the readers are shown a great king in the later years of his life. The reader finds Ulysses reflecting on the glorious days of his youth and planning that by some means he will obtain those glorious times again. He refuses to accept a future of growing old and ruling his kingdom. Ulysses will not let the rest of his life pass him by just sitting still on his throne, doing the mundane job of ruling a kingdom

    • 710 Words
    • 2 Pages
    • 1 Works Cited
    Good Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Lord Tennyson and W.B Yeats: A Comparison Of Women Poetry, like other forms of written expression, is subject to change with the progression of time and expansion of thought. Victorian poetry and Modern poetry are two genres separated by time, but connected by subject matter. Lord Tennyson, a well-known Victorian poet and W.B Yeats, a respected Modern poet, are both men who found inspiration in the female form. How these two men interpreted that inspiration and expressed it in their poetry differ

    • 1690 Words
    • 4 Pages
    • 5 Works Cited
    Powerful Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Pre 1914 Poetry Comparison: Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Charge Of The Light Brigade, and Wilfred Owen, Dulce Et Decorum Est 1) The Charge Of The Light Brigade Tennyson was prompted to write this poem after reading an article in the Times newspaper about the charge of the Light Brigade. Tennyson's main motive for writing this poem seems to be to celebrate the bravery of the troops. Tennyson appears to be a patriot. He concentrates on the brave way the soldiers went into near certain death

    • 1215 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    A Comparison of The Patriot by Robert Browning and The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson 'The Patriot' by Robert Browning and ' The Charge of the Light Brigade' by Alfred Lord Tennyson both illustrate two individual views on the Crimean war. 'The Patriot' is written in the first person using "I" which portrays the poem as more personal. It is written in the past tense and recalls the speakers' view of the war, whereas 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' is written in the third

    • 954 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    and “Crossing The Bar” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson are poems that very similar to each other yet so different. “To An Athlete Dying Young” is about an athlete who dies young and Houseman congratulates him because people will remember him forever. “Crossing the Bar” is about Tennyson realizing that he is about to die and he accepts his fate. Both poems have a similar theme of death. Both authors make clever uses of symbols such as, in “To An Athlete Dying Young,” Tennyson uses a laurel plant, and a rose

    • 1111 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    A Comparison of 'My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning and 'Ulysses' by Alfred Lord Tennyson These two poems, or monologues, were written by Robert Browning (My last Duchess) and Alfred Lord Tennyson (Ulysses), in the 19th century during the reign of Queen Victoria. Many other influential writers were also born in this period. During this time, Britain’s population doubled from 17.5 million to 37 million. Britain was a very powerful nation with a strong economy, and had a very large empire

    • 678 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    The poem The Lady of Shalott is written by Alfred Lord Tennyson. The poem is about a mysterious woman who lives in a tower and is very isolated from the rest of the world. The poem The Highwayman is written by Alfred Noyes. The main character is the very beautiful landlord’s daughter, Bess. Both the female protagonists are described as attractive, and they both prove themselves to be very brave. They each, in their different ways, die for love. Therefore they can both be described as courageous,

    • 1503 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Better Essays

    Analysis of Dulce et Decorum est by Wilfred Owen and Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson In this essay I intend to discuss the two passionately opinionated war poems, 'Dulce et Decorum est' by Wilfred Owen based on WW1 and 'Charge of the Light Brigade' by Alfred Lord Tennyson which portrays the Crimean war against Russia. Both poems are heart wrenching, emotional and thought provoking, and expressively highlight the issues of war, glory, death and heroism, all in explicit

    • 3175 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    A Study Of The Life And Career Of Lord Alfred Tennyson And Selected Criticism Of His Works Whether a person likes or dislikes the works of Lord Alfred Tennyson, most would agree that he was one of the most influential writers of his time period. Tennyson grew up in a wealthy family never wanting for anything. English author often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. Tennyson succeeded Wordsworth as Poet Laureate in 1850; he was appointed by Queen Victoria and served

    • 1735 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    affected by wars to show the contrast and the messages which are portrayed. Two poems which show different views of war are ‘the charge of the light brigade’ by Alfred Lord Tennyson and ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ by Wilfred Owen. Both these poets use linguistic devices to convince the reader of their view of what the war is. Tennyson was related to the queen and therefore he became a laureate. He succeeded William Woodsworth in 1850. One of his famous poems’ he wrote as a laureate was the charge of

    • 613 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    The Attitude to War in The Charge of the Light Brigade By Alfred Lord Tennyson and Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen 'Dulce et Decorum Est' and 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' are about battle and soldiers; they portray the experience of war in different ways. Both poems employ visual imagery of battle and the effects on the people. 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' is more about the actions of the whole brigade whereas, 'Dulce et Decorum Est' is focused on the effects of war on individuals

    • 1464 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    work. Although Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem, “The Lady of Shalott,” and William Hunt’s painting, “The Lady of Shalott,” differ, they offer various similarities due to their use of symbols and imagery. In William Hunt’s oil painting, he uses bright colors such as red and blue, which suggest a cool tone, to depict the Lady of Shalott entangled in the strings of her tapestry.

    • 1033 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays