What are some essay topics on the poem "Lady Of Shalott" Part I and II?

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  • Analyze how Tennyson reveals mood and tone through imagery and diction in "The Lady of Shalott."
  • How does Tennyson address the theme of desire through his use of figurative language in "The Lady of Shalott?"
  • Analyze the role of nature in the Lady's decision to leave her tower in "The Lady of Shalott."
  • Compare and contrast the symbolism of the Lady's magic web to the role of the curse in "The Lady of Shalott. 
  • Compare the role of the Lady's mirror to that of Plato's cave.
  • What do the the people viewed in the mirror represent to the Lady of Shalott? Why does Tennyson include these details?

 

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