Can you help me with the analysis of this poem by George Gordon, Lord Byron?

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Ashley Kannan eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Identifying the poem would be a good start.  Byron is an interesting figure in the Romantic period.  In my mind, he is one of the strongest examples of being able to represent purely Romantic tendencies without much of the philosophical epistemology found in Wordsworth, Shelley, or Keats.  Byron is driven by the exploration of the individual set against society and social conventions.  They seek something that others don't quite grasp or understand.  The Byronic hero is an individual that embodies this, as they have an aura around them that indicates being distinct from others.  Byron explored this concept a great deal in his work and was also driven through a glorification of love.  Normally, when people suggest "Romanticism," they immediately conjure up images of people in love or fighting for love.  This was a small part of it for most of the thinkers, but seemed to be much of it for Lord Byron. In poems such as, "She Walks in Beauty" or "When We Two Parted," the focus of love between two people dominates his poetic canvass.  Identifying the poem with which you seek assistance could be a great help in delving into this process.

Lori Steinbach eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Which poem, specifically?