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December 02, 2021

Posts tagged "Air and Angels"

The Poetry of Byron and the Nature of Genre

Although his work is often classified in anthologies alongside other Romantic poets, and despite the fact that his poems do contain obvious elements that were so characteristic of Romantic writing, Lord Byron can justifiably be considered to have created a hybrid  →

Poem Analysis of “Do Not Go Gently into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas

In this analysis of “Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night” by Dylan Thomas, it will be explored how this is a poem that explores the helplessness associated with growing old and inching toward death. There are six stanzas  →

Romanticism & “Frost at Midnight” by Coleridge and “Ode: Intimations of Immortality” by Wordsworth

One important aspect and recurring theme throughout romantic poetry is the connection between the natural world and children. In Coleridge’s “Frost at Midnight” and Wordsworth’s “Ode: Intimations of Immortality” childhood is a sacred time during which the natural and human realms become intertwined.  →

Poem Analysis of “Fra Lippo Lippi” by Robert Browning: The Theme & Meaning of Celibacy

Throughout the poem, “Fra Lippo Lippi” Browning seems to be engaging in a dialogue with the Church regarding celibacy—both in the artistic and sexual sense. The feelings of the poem’s narrator can easily be seen as Browning’s own critique and  →