Alfred Tennyson 1809-1892 .


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Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892). Features of his poetry. 1.resort to the world of romances: classical, medieval and English (The Idylls of the King). 2.skilled in the lyric, the dramatic monologue; 3.perfect control of the sound of English and consummate choice and taste in words. .
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Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

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Features of his verse 1.resort to the universe of sentiments: established, medieval and English (The Idylls of the King). 2.skilled in the verse, the sensational monolog; 3.perfect control of the sound of English and consummate decision and taste in words.

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The Eagle Ideas: 1. a ballad in memory of his companion Hallam; 2.a lyric in acclaim of honorable people; 3.a psalm of autonomy and flexibility;

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The Eagle Form and gadgets: 1.single rhyme in every stanza—singleness and aloneness of the falcon; 2.alliteration in the main line—the hard consonant/k/in the three words recommends hardness of the stone and solidness of the flying creature;

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The Eagle Form and gadgets: 3.imagery or imagery—the bird is typical of a respectable individual and free spririt; the wrinkled ocean: the masses or customary individuals; the sun: truth

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The Eagle Form and gadgets: 4.contrast between the two stanzas:motionlessness and thunderbolt-like activity

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Break, Break, Break Ideas and aesthetic components: 1. a verse on the loss of youth, purity and bliss; 2.deep anguish, genuine emotions; 3.smoothness of cadence, musical impact;

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Break, Break, Break Ideas and aesthetic components: 4.images and images; 5.sound gadgets: in length vowels, metrical features(anapestic+iambic+spondaic); 6.translations of the title

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Third Generation of Romantics Alfred Tennyson resemble Keats: exotic nature despairing Robert Browning resemble Shelley:a taste for musicality

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