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William Makepeace Thackeray

"King Canute” is a poem written by W.M.Thackeray's (1811-1863). The style of the poem is written as a Ballad. There is a rhyming pattern and several different literary devices are used in the...

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William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) is considered one of the major Victorian novelists. As he earned his living by his writing, he was a prolific author, composing journalism, art criticism,...

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William Makepeace Thackeray

We are told that he " ....had reigned for years a score" (line 1) A score is 20, so he ruled for 20 years. It was a hard period of time for the country. There was "Battling, struggling,...

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William Makepeace Thackeray

I would also add that, in all, the themes could be condensed to: power vs. weakness sycophancy vs. humble servitude honesty/dishonesty mortality vs. immortality (as the kig is deemed as a God yet...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2009 12:30 am UTC

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