Articles for tag: Alfred Lord Tennyson, Explication, Poetry Analysis, Tennyson

Poetry Analysis: Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Lotos-Eaters”

Tennyson’s “The Lotos-Eaters” was published in 1832. The inspiration for the poem was Tennyson’s visit to Spain (1829) along with Arthur Hallam where they visited the Pyrenees Mountains. About the Poem The prescribed poem deals with a group of mariners who after consuming the lotos, went into a state of trance or temporal amnesia. The ...

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Why Superhero Animation on TV Beats Live Action

“The Avengers” (due out on Blu-ray/DVD Sept. 25) and “The Dark Knight Rises” are fine examples of what can be done within the superhero genre provided you have the right script, cast and budget. Even “The Amazing Spider-Man” fared well, as far as audiences (and the box office) were concerned. But a strong case can ...

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T. H. White and the Sword in the Stone

One of the most remarkable things I have encountered in my time in school is the incredible endurance of legends and myths. King Arthur, the mysterious king from the early Middle-Ages, carries with him still the compelling legend of a great and good warrior uniting the people of his war-torn nation under a single banner ...

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‘House’ Season 6 Episode 17 ‘Knight Fall’

‘House’ Season 6 Episode 17 ‘Knight Fall’ begins at what appears to be a Renaissance Festival where everybody is dressed up and is watching a tournament. Sir William, the Queen’s Champion, is about to fight the Black Knight. Spoilers surely follow. It is noted that the King is a little put out by his Queen’s ...

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Tennyson’s Mariana:Emotional and Environmental Similarities

Tennyson’s poem Mariana is the story of a woman who lives an isolated existence surrounded by a moat, and who spends her days and nights anticipating the arrival of her lover. In the poem, there is a prevailing feeling of loneliness and despair that dominates throughout. Not only is Mariana isolated in her residence, but ...