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“Mariana” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson is a poem that has a theme of isolation and separation from society. The subject of the poem, Mariana, uses a third-person narrator and dramatic monologue...

Latest answer posted November 10, 2019, 6:12 pm (UTC)

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The poem "Mariana" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson in essence is a poem about isolation. It describes a woman, the poem's namesake, who feels cut off from modern society, and this lack of connection to...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2017, 3:11 pm (UTC)

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The setting of Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s poem “Mariana” contributes powerfully to the gloomy, depressing mood of the work. The poem opens by mentioning “blackest moss,” a phrase in which the...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2011, 7:45 am (UTC)

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Tennyson's poem is a retelling of a part of the plot of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. In that play, Mariana is engaged to the hypocritical Angelo. She thinks he loves her, but he only wants to...

Latest answer posted January 5, 2019, 9:20 pm (UTC)

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"Mariana" is a lyric poem written in iambic tetrameter. The rhyme scheme is ABABCDDCEFEF. The poem is composed of 7 12-line stanzas (similar to sonnets - 14 lines). The opening epigraph references...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2014, 10:03 pm (UTC)

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The poem "Mariana," written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, tells the tale of a girl named Mariana who feels isolated, lonely, and despondent. Throughout the course of the poem it becomes evident that...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2016, 12:47 am (UTC)

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Mariana in the Moated Grange by Alfred, Lord Tennyson is based on William Shakespeare's play "Measure for Measure". Mariana has been jilted by Angelo because her dowry was lost at sea. She retires...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2012, 3:54 pm (UTC)

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The most obvious way in which this poem refers to the idea of waiting is with the refrain, which forms the final four lines of each stanza. In the first stanza, the refrain runs as follows: She...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2013, 1:58 pm (UTC)

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Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem, 'Mariana in the Moated Grange' is based on a character in William Shakespeare's play, Measure for Measure, who has been deserted by her lover. The poem is written in an...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2012, 6:57 am (UTC)

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Interestingly enough, Tennyson drew inspiration for his poem "Mariana" from the character of Mariana in Shakespeare's play Measure for Measure ("Mariana Summary," eNotes). Shakespeare's character...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2012, 3:32 pm (UTC)

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What an excellent question, and it has three parts: Tennyson borrows from Edmund Spenser phonetics contribute significantly to the tempo and tone repetition contributes significantly to the tempo...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2013, 12:07 am (UTC)

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