Memoriam Essays and Term Papers

  • In Memoriam

    Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poetic devices create an ominous and dreary atmosphere, which portrays a sense of loss in the poem “In Memoriam”. He expresses this through various poetic techniques such as diction, mood, poetic devices, rhetorical questions etc. The section VII is intended to convey grief towards...

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  • In Memoriam

    In Memoriam (Tennyson) vs Because I Could Not Stop for Death (Dickinson) [Name of Student] [Name of Instructor] [Course Title] [Date] In Memoriam (Tennyson) vs Because I Could Not Stop for Death (Dickinson) Thesis Statement In this paper we will be analysing two brilliant works of poetry...

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  • In Memoriam

    Kimberly Shen Professor Donahue Throughout “In Memoriam,” Alfred Tennyson utilizes the passage of time to emphasize the permanence of death. Indeed, he alludes heavily to John Milton’s poem, “Methought I saw my late espoused saint,” as a means of conveying the extent of his grief in the face of death’s...

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  • Commentary on in Memoriam

    I I A Commentary on Tennyson's In Memoriam -By A. C. Bradley, LL.D. Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford Second Edition , Revised London Macmillan and New York : Co., Limited The Macmillan Company 1907 /J A - group of closely connected...

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  • From In Memoriam A

    From In Memoriam A.H.H.  English poet Lord Tennyson Alfred wrote the long poem “From In Memoriam  A.H.H.”, starting it in 1833 after the death of his close friend Arthur Henry Hallam, completing  them in 1849, and publishing them in 1850. The poem consists of many smaller poems, written  in an iambic tetrameter with an ABBA rhyme scheme...

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  • Musings on Immortality: Tennyson’s in Memoriam

    Musings On Immortality: Tennyson’s In Memoriam Lord Alfred Tennyson was so shaken by the death of his great friend Arthur Henry Hallam that he spent the next seventeen years composing poems of grief that later came together as one in In Memoriam. In a country so undisputedly Christian as England...

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  • In Surdam Memoriam: Karl Jaekel

    Valencia, Valerie, 9/17/13 Paper #1 Deaf Education As I read in surdam memoriam: Karl Jaekel, it showed me how society during the 1800’s throughout the 1900’s had a very negative view on Deaf people and sign language. Hard of hearing and or deaf-mute people used to be considered as a lower class...

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  • Poetry Analysis of In Memoriam A.H.H

    Be Near Me In this excerpt of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “In Memoriam A.H.H”, the speaker is pleading for comfort. The two main questions I asked myself were “who is he pleading to?” and “what does he need comfort from...

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  • A. Tennyson’s in Memoriam: Stylistic Analysis

    The poem that we are going to analyze in this paper is section XI from the poem In Memoriam, which was written in 1850 by Alfred Tennyson. In Memoriam is a long poem with 131 sections with a varying length. Besides this, it also has a prologue and an epilogue, a happy marriage song on the occasion...

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  • In Memoriam: Reinvention of Faith for the Scientific Age?

    In Memoriam is an elegy to Tennyson's friend Arthur Hallam, but bears the hallmark of its mid nineteenth century context – "the locus classicus of the science-and-religion debate." Upon reflection, Hallam's tragic death has proved to be an event that provoked Tennyson's embarkation upon...

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  • "Seascape In Memoriam" by M.A.S Stephen Spender.

    In the poem "Seascape In Memoriam", M.A.S Stephen Spender uses a number of literary devices to convey the various characteristic aspects of the sea. The poet emphasises the power of the sea over humanity and the deceptive nature which it displays to humanity, hiding potential violence and brutality....

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  • A Critical Analysis of Alfred Tennyson's "In Memoriam A.H.H."

    Tennyson says, "O'erlook'st the tumult for afar" (127.19), he knows "all is well" (127.20). With the epilogue, the private, intellectual wars of In Memoriam conclude peacefully. Tennyson describes the wedding day of his sister and suggests that the child resulting from the union will be yet "a closer...

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  • Literary Comparison. “In Memoriam” and “I Used to Live Here Once”

    literary works, including Tennyson’s “In Memoriam,” and Rhys’ “I Used to Live Here Once.” Within these two literary works, such concepts surrounding death and impermanence are heavily explored. Despite being different works of literature, both “In Memoriam” and “I Used to Live Here Once” come to similar...

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  • 'to Da-Duh, in Memoriam’ and ‘a Horse and Two Goats’ Present Conflict

    In ‘To Da-Duh, In Memoriam’ and ‘A Horse and Two Goats’ both writers present conflicting ideas through language techniques, symbolism and themes. Paule Marshall’s ‘To Da-Duh’ expresses competition between the two main characters, her and her grandmother as an autobiographical story told from the point...

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  • Tennyson Analysis

    Morgan Tobuscini Mr. Akins AP Literature 25 March 2012 In Memoriam…of a Legend “Tis’ better to have loved and lost/Than to have never loved at all.” The saying created by a widely known and famous poet has permeated generations. Alfred Tennyson has been acknowledged as one with poetic talent at...

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  • Alfred Lord Tennyson Biography/Analysis

    challenges of death, love, and faith as natural occurrences in life. These engagements of Tennyson’s thoughts are reflected in three of his poems, “In Memoriam A.H.H.”, “To the Queen”, and “Faith”. With the publication of his poems in 1842, Alfred Lord Tennyson was recognized as the Poet Laureate of his time...

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  • Elegaic Poem Structure

    The elegiac poem is structured to express loss and mourning, Alfred Tennyson’s “In Memoriam” and “Lycidas” by John Milton both share these conventional characteristics of the genre. Although Tennyson’s poem deviates slightly from the traditional form and Milton’s Lycidas does not adhere to typical elegiac...

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  • Seamus Heaney Clearances

    of the most moving and emotional of Heaney's works is his collection of sonnets called 'Clearances'. These sonnets were written in dedication and memoriam to his mother Margaret Kathleen Heaney, who died in 1984. As Neil Corcoran comments "Everything Heaney has himself written about his childhood reinforces...

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  • Boigraphy of Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Light Brigade", "Tears, Idle Tears" and "Crossing the Bar". Much of his verse was based on classical mythological themes, such as Ulysses, although In Memoriam A.H.H. was written to commemorate his best friend Arthur Hallam, a fellow poet and fellow student at Trinity College, Cambridge, who was engaged to...

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  • Tennyson

    suddenly in Vienna, an event which had a profound emotional impact on Tennyson, and led him later to write some of his most memorable verse, including In Memoriam, Ulysses, Tithones and the Passing of Arthur.  He revises Poems A new version of Poems appeared in 1842 (33) in two volumes, the first volume containing...

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