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Write a 3000 word essay on a period in British poetry, a literary group related to British poetry, or a British poet.

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Before committing to the composition of an essay on the topics described, the student may wish to examine an anthology of English poetry such as The Norton Anthology of English LiteratureĀ because the Contents pages of this book lists British poets under the period in which these poets lived and wrote. Often a period such as the Romantic era, the Victorian age, or the Contemporary period appeals to a student. In addition, an examination of random poets in the anthology may attract a student to a certain one. Another thing a student may do is look through a textbook at the selections of poems. If one appeals to the student, then a paper can be written on this poet or his/her period.

  • Here are some Romantic poets who are often popular:

In the Romantic Period, there are several famous British poets who appeal to many readers, such as William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, George Gordon, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and John Keats. Their poetry has a lyricism, beautiful language and...

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