Sir walterscott And His poetry
Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), Scottish writer and poet he is one of the greatest historical novelists and Poets.
Walter Scott was born on August 15, 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland. • He attended Edinburgh High school and studied at Edinburgh University arts and Law. • Scott created and popularized historical novels in a series called the Waverley Novels.
The Central themes of many of Scott’s novels are about the conflicts between opposing cultures • For example: “The Talisman” (1825) is about conflict between Christians and Muslims.
Scott’s amiability, generosity, and modesty made him popular with his contemporaries. He was also famous for entertaining on a grand scale at his Scottish estate.
MY NATIVE LAND By Walter Scott cott
“Who never to himself hath said”, • “From wandering on a foreign strand!” • “For him no Minstrel rapturesswell” • “Boundless his wealth as wish can claim”; • “Despite those titles, power, and pelf,” • “The wretch,concentred all in self,” • “Living, shall forfeit fair renown” • “To the vile dust, from whence he sprung,” has:Hath Strand: string raptures :great joy Swell: enlarge Boundless :unlimited Despite: Regardless of Wretch : a person in great pain Renown: Fame Vile :evil
Politics and literature…. modern political theory can be enriched through an engagement with works of literature. It uses the resources of literature to explore issues such as liberal philosophy, utopiansim, and nationalism .
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