Both poets like to have a dark aura in their poetry making the reader feel critical, sultry and engaged through poems about death and religion. Cowper and Poe, have a different biographical history, lived in different centuries where writing styles were evolved, and have many poems to enhance the impact of centuries on their poetry. Biographical History: William Cowper The first child of Reverend John Cowper and Ann Donne Cowper, Willam Cowper was born on November 26, 1731, in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England. The poet’s mother died when he was six and Cowper was sent to Dr. Pittman’s boarding school, where he was routinely bullied. In 1748, he enrolled in the Middle Temple in order to pursue a law degree.
Soon after, he enrolled in a military school called West Point only to be kicked out later. Afterwards, he lived with his aunt and future wife Virginia, who also died of tuberculosis. From then, he went on to become a writer and wrote most of his well known poems such as The Raven, Annabel Lee, Spirits of the Dead, and much more. Due to the major losses he had faced, Edgar turned to drugs and alcohol during this point in his life. Edgar Allen Poe died on October 7, 1849 at a hospital located in Washington Hill, Baltimore.
Therefore, he was raised by a man named John Allan, which is how Poe acquired the name Allan as part of his full name. Poe was married to a woman named Virginia who passed away in 1847 from Tuberculosis. After her death, Poe became depressed and began to drink an excessive amount. Poe eventually passed away, but was never forgotten. Poe is still remembered for his creation of the detective genre.
What do you think when you hear, ¨If you are not mine, you are no one´s¨? This story is about how love turned into death, and how a man is capable of anything for a woman to ¨love¨ him. Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was a popular nineteenth-century French writer. Maupassant is considered one of the fathers of modern short story. The majority of his stories are related to the people that died on the Franco-Russian war, and war itself.
“Later Coleridge’s radicalism waned, and he became a conservative in politics- a highly philosophical one-and a staunch Anglican in religion” (Samuel Coleridge 437). Coleridge later in his life became addicted to opium, his addiction was what set forth his writing of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Stemmed from this, “Coleridge was also one of the important and influential literary theorists of the nineteenth century” (Samuel Coleridge 347). Throughout Coleridge’s life, he was alienated which transfers into The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. There are multiple examples within the poem of alienation, one of the most important examples being the Albatross.
John Keats was known as the perfectionist of English Poetry. He was born in London on October 31, 1795. John Keats dedicated his short life to the flawlessness of verse checked by clear symbolism, incredible erotic offer and an endeavor to express a rationality through established legend.in 1818 he went on a mobile visit in the Lake District. He had a very painful childhood.His introduction and overexertion on that trek brought on the first side effects of the tuberculosis, which finished his life.Keats ' involved mother nature straight into their poetry. This individual does not commonly talk about mother nature, however he makes use of it as a product to generate their poetry romantic and gentle.John Keats is a writer of 'energy for magnificence '.
Hero and Leander is one of his most famous narrative poems that was published in 1598, however because of Marlowe’s mysterious early death, it was unfinished until George Chapman continued the poem and finally finished. Hero and Leander was one of his best works in the nineteenth century which became his best discovery of love genre and change his life from an unknown and unread poet to an exalted position as a precursor or near equal of Shakespeare (William, 1969). This love included a romantic poem which also one of the characteristics of literary works in the Elizabethan era. As the historians state that the reign of Queen Elizabeth I can be depicted as a golden age in English because she realized the importance of arts to the life and legacy of her nation. As the result English greatest playwrights, authors, and writers were actively produced their literary works ‒ including Christopher Marlowe ‒ in different genre, though the most
Romantic age begins with the publication of Lyrical Ballads in 1798 jointly by William Wordsworth and S T Coleridge. This age preferred human emotions and feelings over arid reason and logic. The Romantic age faced the fundamental questions of life and death head on. It is in contrast with the preceding ages of Neo-classicism and Restoration age. John Keats lived life for twenty five years, in very young age he tasted the sense of mortality.
John Donne was born into a Catholic family in 1572. He is considered as one of the greatest poets in English literature. He is an English metaphysical poet, writer, and theologian. He makes poems focused on death, love, and sex. In addition, he writes a wide range of religious poems.
I saw how they bore pain” (63). Maugham earned a good name as a writer but his professional life began as a doctor. He served the middle class people, it was the time he learned their anxiety and misery. Later he stepped into writing and used all of his experiences as themes of his fictions. The impact of his