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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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features of his poetry
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.
the eagle
The Eagle
  • Ideas:
  • 1. a poem in memory of his friend Hallam;
  • 2.a poem in praise of noble persons;
  • 3.a hymn of independence and freedom;
the eagle4
The Eagle
  • Form and devices:
  • 1.single rhyme in each stanza—singleness and aloneness of the eagle;
  • 2.alliteration in the first line—the hard consonant /k/ in the three words suggests hardness of the rock and firmness of the bird;
the eagle5
The Eagle
  • Form and devices:
  • 3.imagery or symbolism—
  • the eagle is symbolic of a noble person and free spririt;
  • the wrinkled sea: the masses or ordinary people;
  • the sun: truth
the eagle6
The Eagle
  • Form and devices:
  • 4.contrast between the two stanzas:motionlessness and thunderbolt-like action
break break break
Break, Break, Break
  • Ideas and artistic features:
  • 1. a lyric on the loss of youth, innocence and happiness;
  • 2.deep grief, sincere feelings;
  • 3.smoothness of rhythm, musical effect;
break break break8
Break, Break, Break
  • Ideas and artistic features:
  • 4.images and symbols;
  • 5.sound devices: long vowels, metrical features(anapestic+iambic+spondaic);
  • 6.translations of the title
third generation of romantics
Third Generation of Romantics
  • Alfred Tennyson is like Keats: sensuousness
  • melancholy
  • Robert Browning is like Shelley:a taste for musicality