Satanic school. satanic school. The Satanic School was a name applied by Robert Southey to a class of writers headed by Byron and Shelley , because, according to him, their productions were "characterized by a Satanic spirit of pride and audacious impiety.".
The Satanic School was a name applied by Robert Southey to a class of writers headed by Byron and Shelley, because, according to him, their productions were "characterized by a Satanic spirit of pride and audacious impiety."
The term was, therefore, initially coined in Southey's A Vision of Judgement (1821) as one of opprobrium and moral condemnation. However, Byron took some delight in Southey's description of him as an author of "monstrous combinations of horrors and mockery, lewdness and impiety." Byron responded to Southey with his own Vision of Judgment (n.b. the "reformist" spelling), where Southey appears as a scribbler writing encomiums on weak kings. Byron, however, additionally took up the theme of a "Satanic" school and developed the "Byronic hero" (not to be confused with Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Satanic Hero") who would, like Satan in Paradise Lost, be a tragic figure who is admirable even when wrong. Charles Baudelaire's poëte maudit would emerge from the Byronic hero.
He was born Dec. 4, 1795, Ecclefechan, Dumfries shire , Scot
British historian and essayist, whose major works include The French Revolution, 3 vol. (1837), On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (1841), and The History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great, 6 vol. (1858-65).
Carlyle was the second son of James Carlyle, the eldest child of his second marriage
- After attending the village school at Ecclefechan, Thomas was sent in 1805 to Annan Academy, where he apparently suffered from bullying, and later to the University of Edinburgh (1809), where he read widely but followed no precise line of study
The next years were hard for Carlyle. Teaching did not suit him and he abandoned it
In those lean years he began his serious study of German, which always remained the literature he most admired and enjoyed. For Goethe, especially, he had
Carlyle married Jane Welsh
- In 1834, after failing to obtain several posts he had desired, Carlyle moved to London with his wife and settled in Cheyne Row
- Soon after his triumph in Edinburgh, Jane Carlyle died suddenly in London Feb. 5, 1881
What is Hope? A smiling rainbow Children follow through the wet; ’Tis not here, still yonder, yonder: Never urchin found it yet. What is Life? A thawing iceboard On a sea with sunny shore;— Gay we sail; it melts beneath us; We are sunk, and seen no more. What is Man? A foolish baby, Vainly strives, and fights, and frets; Demanding all, deserving nothing;— One small grave is what he gets.
These lines are taken from Cui Bono . It was written by Thomas Carlely in victorian Era .
There are some victorian feature in this poem . First, there is use a Realism , for example , (1-6). Second, there is use a Reform , for example , (9-12) .
This poem has many of figures of speech , there is metaphore as when he makes the hope similar to the rainbow (what is Hope ? A smiling rainbow , Also , he makes the life similar to icepord (what is life ? A thawing icepord , and also we have personification in the first line when he personifed the rainbow as aperson who can smile ( A smiling rainbow) Finally, we have an Alliteretion ( see - suny - shore) .
unity,theByronics have been harshly criticized.