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In what way is "Tithonus" a dramatic monologue in an elegiac strain?

"Tithonus" is a dramatic monologue spoken by the title figure of myth, but in my view, the term "elegiac" does not precisely apply. An elegy is more specifically a poem for the dead, such as...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2019 2:57 am UTC

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What is a summary of the poem "Tithonus" by Alfred Lord Tennyson?

To understand "Tithonus" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, one needs to know the myth of Tithonus and Aurora. In the Greek legend, Aurora (or Eos), goddess of the dawn, fell in love with a man named...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2019 4:36 am UTC

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Show the contrast between young and old as dramatist in the poem Tithonus? Broadly describe the answer please.

Tennyson's poem "Tithonus" is told through the view of the title charcter. In Greek mythology, Tithonus was a mortal man with whom Eos, the goddess of dawn, fell in love. According to the ancient...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2011 1:11 am UTC

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What would be a critical appreciation of Tithonus by Alfred, Lord Tennyson?

Tithonus by Alfred, Lord Tennyson is a hauntingly beautiful dramatic monologue told in the voice of Tithonus. This story is based on an ancient Roman myth of Aurora, goddess of dawn, falling in...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012 2:53 am UTC

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How does Tennyson compare the old age and young age in "Tithonus?" comparison should go with life view point of old...

The story of Tithonus, like the story of the Cumaean Sibyl, is one of mortals crossing over boundaries to obtain godlike attributes. This always ends badly, as mortals cannot evade their fate (e.g....

Latest answer posted November 13, 2011 7:19 pm UTC

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In "Tithonus," how is the personality of the speaker revealed?

Tennyson's "Tithonus" is a dramatic monologue. The first person narrator is the mythological figure Tithonus who was granted eternal life but not eternal youth by Eos, the goddess of the dawn. The...

Latest answer posted October 26, 2016 7:54 pm UTC

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In the last stanza of the poem "Tithonus" by Lord Alfred Tennyson, what "all things" does Eos see? "Release me, and...

Tennyson's poem relates the myth of Tithonus, a mortal man who was loved by Eos, the goddess of the dawn. Tithonus was exceedingly beautiful and Eos took him from the mortal realm to live in her...

Latest answer posted April 10, 2018 5:40 am UTC

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Please summarize Tennyson's poem "Tithonus."

Tennyson's Tithonus is a poem, which is written as a single monologue from its titular character. Tithonus was born an average man but was chosen to be the lover of Aurora, the goddess of the dawn....

Latest answer posted January 28, 2019 8:12 pm UTC

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How does the stucture of the poem emphasize its central ideas?

Tithonus, the speaker in this poem by Lord Tennyson, is addressing Aurora, the goddess who has both blessed and cursed him with immortality ("immortal age beside immortal youth"). The structure of...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2018 9:20 am UTC

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State the Greek myth on which the poem "Tithonus" is based.  

In Greek mythology, Tithonus was the son of the Trojan King Laomedon and a water nymph named Strymo. Tithonus and another Trojan prince, Ganymede (not his brother), were kidnapped by the Titan...

Latest answer posted November 24, 2009 4:56 am UTC

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Can somebody please give me the tone/style of the poem "Tithonus" by Lord Alfred Tennyson?

It is a beautifully written poem filled with a tone of longing and pleading, enhancing the sad and lonely plight of Tithonus, whose message is that immortality is not a blessing, but a curse, and...

Latest answer posted February 22, 2009 11:25 am UTC

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broadly describe the plot of the poem  tithonus by tennyson? describe the answer

The title of the poem refers Tithonus, the lover of Aurora in Roman mythology. Tithonus was granted immortality by the gods. However, he continued to age, unable to die. Tithonus, in the beginning...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2011 6:05 am UTC

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