Many volumes that he wrote were also based on his live and the events he went through. Such as the poem “Virginia” he wrote after his wife’s death. Byron is still considered one of the greatest British poets who remains widely read and influential to people today, along with Poe. In April of 1827, Poe left his father to seek fortune. He then set out with Calvin
He holds fame in the ring of American Gothic genre, digs out people’s darkest sides and puts them into words, and, without himself knowing, influences countless people with his works. This paper shows the background information about how the childhood environment of Poe shaped him, then talks about how his early life affected his style of writing, and, lastly, examples of how his works relate to his childhood memories. Poe did not have a supportive family. His father left the family early in Poe 's life, and his mother passed away from tuberculosis when he was only three (“Edgar Allan Poe”). He was then taken in by John and Frances Allan, a successful merchant couple.
T.S. Eliot is a worldwide famous poet, an American modernist, and the winner of the 1894 Nobel Prize in Literature. Eliot changed the existing order in English literature. His poetry and literary criticism changed the literary interests of the whole generation. Through his poems, he forces people to know the history of the development of English poetry and to look at the seventeenth-century England with a new vision of Romanticism.
Fitzgerald was part of a literary group known as “The Lost Generation” in the 1920s, which included brilliant authors including Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway (O’Connor). This group shared a sense of moral loss due to World War I. World War I destroyed the idea that if one possesses good virtues, good things will happen to them (soldiers dying etc). They basically rejected current American values.
Two scholarly writers brilliantly conveyed nature in their own opinion, an essay written by John Miller called, ”The Calypso Borealis," and a poem by William Wordsworth called, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.” Both authors created work that acquires their idea of the beauty of nature while showing their compassion and love for nature. They each endured the essence in their own way. Each author also used their memory as descriptive imagery to creative share the scenery and amazement of their experience. Each individual has their own personal opinion about nature and how they decide to express their feelings can be diverse, and both authors, John Muir and William Wordsworth, expressed their compassion and love for nature in their own way. Once the piece of literature begins, the reader begins feeling captivated in the imagery that the author created to be envisioned.
Throughout the translations of these two poet’s work by Lafleur and Cook, Saigyo and Kamo no Chomei display a compelling understanding of nature through the themes of desires,impermanence, and suffering. The following essay explores how the view of these natural elements developed from deep reflection during life in solitude reinforced the two poets’ decision to follow the Buddhist pathway as a rational decision. First and foremost, the following discussion will looks into Saigyo’s reflection of his past during the transition to solitude in
The poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson greatly reflected his personal life experiences and cultural topics of his time. Most of Tennyson’s works were about contemporary controversies like advances in science, the evolution theory, and traditional religion (Mazzeno 5). The effects of Tennyson’s poetry and dramatic writing skills are, in part, building blocks for many modern day social beliefs. ` Alfred Tennyson was born on August 6, 1809, in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England to Reverend George Tennyson and Elizabeth Fytche Tennyson (Mazzeno 3). As a child, Alfred exhibited exceptional intelligence that eventually was brought to his father’s attention (Mazzeno 3).
Carrying the printed Shakespeare works “marked one’s membership in a literate, civilized bourgeois class” (29). Second, Ben Jonson’s poem “To the memory of my beloved, The author Master William Shakespeare, and what he hath left us”. In his poem he projects the Master as a person “transcendent of popular culture” (24) and places him with high culture icons. Victorian audience, on the contrary, contributed in popularizing the Bard through commenting and critiquing his plays during performances. Which 19th and 20th centenary promoted through parodying Shakespeare and production in mass media respectively.
It was presented in many novels and short stories written by them, especially by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and therefore, I will discuss his writings when analysing the concept of decadence in American literature of the Roaring Twenties period. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a prominent figure among the Lost Generation writers. His novels and short stories satirize the consumer society that emerged after the World War I and reflect the decadent spirit of this specific period in American literature. He based his writings on his and his friends’ private lives. Most of his works contain autobiographical references to his marriage, and what is more, many characters bear a resemblance to him and his wife Zelda.
In the Novel “The Last Shogun” written by Rotaro Shiba, talked about the end of the Shogunate, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, and the restoration of Meiji Emperor in 1860s. Shiba mainly focused Yoshinobu’s political career in the period of 1862 to 1868 that Yoshinobu was appointed by the Emperor as Shogunal Guardian, until he went back to Edo and surrendered the Edo castle to the Imperial forces in 1868. As the most popular writers of historical fiction in Japan, Shiba’s novels are on the basis of the historical events and it is easy to learn the history from his novels. “The Last Shogun” as a historical fiction, some plots and the descriptions of the characters which are invented in order to create impression and attract the readers. The eloquence of