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In Lord Byron's “Apostrophe to the Ocean,” the speaker first notes the music of the sea. He feels at one with nature and with the universe when he stands on the shore, listening to the roar of the...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2021, 3:37 pm (UTC)

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Lord Byron's relentless pursuit of individualism and his insistence on living by his own values of personal freedom and hedonism characterize him as a Romantic poet. Lord Byron's personal life is...

Latest answer posted January 11, 2018, 9:43 am (UTC)

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Byron's poem "Darkness" describes a dream "which was not all a dream" in which a postapocalyptic world is depicted. The semantic field of darkness is expressed in language like "darkling,"...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2018, 9:48 am (UTC)

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Lord George Gordon Byron's poem "Apostrophe to the Ocean" is actually one long literary device called an apostrophe. Not to be confused with the punctuation mark, an apostrophe is a form of...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2015, 6:31 am (UTC)

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To answer your question, YES! George Gordon Byron aka Lord Byron (1788-1824) had MANY lovers--both male and female--during one of the most scandalous lives of any of England's great writers. One...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2011, 7:53 am (UTC)

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This is a narrative poem in eight nine-line stanzas in iambic pentameter (da DA / d DA / da DA / da Da / da Da). It tells the story of the surprise attack against the British who are gathered at...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2013, 12:15 am (UTC)

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Whether knowledge of Lord Byron's private behavior, beliefs, and supposed immorality should affect opinions and readings of his work will depend on the reader. When it comes to Byron, there is...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2021, 3:09 pm (UTC)

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Lord Byron's "Darkness" is written in the "dream vision" form that is found in English poetry as far back as Chaucer, the first to write poetry in English, who wrote many dream vision poems,...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2010, 10:51 pm (UTC)

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Wordsworth would consider Byron's poem "So We'll No More Go a Roving" a good poem in terms of his own literary principles. In his "Preface to Lyrical Ballads," Wordsworth advocated for a new type...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2021, 1:36 pm (UTC)

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The Byronic Hero characterization is the element that strikes me the most from "Adieu, Adieu, My Native Shore." One part of the Byronic Hero is the forlorn condition present, one in which the...

Latest answer posted June 15, 2013, 2:01 am (UTC)

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Byron was a prominent figure in both literature and society in the early 19th century, as well as a close friend and associate of other Romantic poets including John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley....

Latest answer posted April 12, 2018, 1:44 pm (UTC)

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Lord Byron's narrative poem "On the Eve of Waterloo" tells of man's oppression of Nature and its disastrous results. For, the verses begin with the setting of a magnificent ball with "beauty and...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2014, 12:17 am (UTC)

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The original question had to be edited. The word choice in the poem talks about how maturation causes youthful joys to be replaced by the passage of time. The images in the second stanza help to...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2013, 2:24 am (UTC)

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In Byron's poem "Apostrophe to the Ocean," the ocean puts human beings firmly in their place. Humans think they rule the earth. They do all kinds of damage on the land, ruining nature with their...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2021, 2:46 pm (UTC)

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The general point about whether an artist’s life should influence appreciation of their work is often debated. There are essentially three answers: yes, no, and sometimes. Only the third of these...

Latest answer posted June 2, 2020, 4:40 am (UTC)

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It is not entirely difficult to change Byron's "Darkness" into a Modernist work. The vision that Byron renders has much in way of Modernism within it. Byron's setting of an apocalyptic reality is...

Latest answer posted December 15, 2013, 2:37 am (UTC)

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The idea of a Byronic hero is derived from the works and personage of Lord Byron. It is essentially a subgroup or subtle change from the stereotypical Romantic hero. Lord Byron began his writing...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2019, 8:32 pm (UTC)

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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...

Latest answer posted June 22, 2010, 8:41 am (UTC)

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