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The Splendor Falls

Tennyson's poem "Splendour Falls" is a lyrical ballad that utilizes a number of different rhetorical devices and techniques to create a sense of place and a particular musical sound. In the first...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2018, 5:15 pm (UTC)

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The Splendor Falls

Tennyson uses several figures of speech or poetic devices in this poem. One is apostrophe. Apostrophe, often introduced with "O!," is the technique of a poem directly addressing either an inanimate...

Latest answer posted July 24, 2018, 5:14 pm (UTC)

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The Splendor Falls

The poem celebrates the beauty of a sunset in Ireland in a ancestral setting equipped with a castle and a lake. "There is a magical quality about the scene, suggested by the castle and the...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2009, 3:09 am (UTC)

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The Splendor Falls

In “The Splendor Falls,” the first stanza paints a picture of a sunset. We know this because of the phrase “long light.” This means that the sunlight has been shining for a long time (all day) or...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2012, 10:44 pm (UTC)

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