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hibo | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted October 23, 2011 at 7:19 PM via web

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how does arnold register his criticism of victorian industrialism in "the scholar gipsy"?

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 24, 2011 at 12:02 AM (Answer #2)

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The pastoral poem in general is a support of living with nature, as opposed to industrialism.  Victorians believed that everything industrial was better.  Facts and practicality, and machination, became more important than beauty and nature.  This poem demonstrates the danger of that.

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