Characteristics of Alfred Lord Tennyson Poetry are: Realism, Naturalism, Glory of Past, Philosophical Ideas, Intellectualism and Modernism.
Alfred Lord Tennyson is remembered due to portrayal of his age in his poetry as evident from critical analysis and appreciation of Ulysses.
There is explanation of women’s status in Robert Browning (Victorian) society as obvious from analysis of dramatic monologue My Last Duchess.
At a very young age, Christina Rossetti wrote “When I am Dead My Dearest”, complete analysis of which divulges theme of death from start.
Characteristics or salient features of Robert Frost poetry are: real rural images, simplicity, clarity, balanced philosophy and dramatism.
“The Silken Tent” is a very vivid poem that Robert Frost wrote on his love as obvious from deep analysis of his autobiography.
Knight falls asleep and sees a nightmare, an analysis of which is that many kings and princes fell in love with La Belle Dame Sans Merci.
Falcon symbolizes for world and falconer for forces that cause change as obvious from analysis of The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats.
John Milton wrote “On his Blindness” or ” When I Consider How My Light Is Spent” when he had to choose one situation between the two after deep analysis.
Geoffrey Chaucer portrays “The Wife of Bath” as the most entertaining character in “The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales” as indicated by its summary.
He gathered Middle English dialect and started writing poetry in it due to which we call Chaucer father of English poetry, language and literature.
We find Geoffrey Chaucer “Canterbury Tales” close to reality because everything in it is based on the technique of realism.
Is not it happening in modern life? “Still Citizen Sparrow” becomes an allegory of modern life ascribable to Richard Wilbur’s unique philosophy.
The poet does appreciation of vulture along with analysis of his critical and dirty work and then humorously asks is sparrow still citizen [civilized]?
Richard Wilbur has done analysis of the senselessness towards waste newspapers in “After the Last Bulletins” as revealed by its critical appreciation
Geoffrey Chaucer becomes a poet of connected link between the medieval and modern wolds so far as English poetry is concerned. He is poet of both ages.
Geoffrey Chaucer belongs to medieval era and can only be called representative of his age if genial representation of medieval life is found in his poetry.
“The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales” shows Chaucer’s exceptional art of characterization. Marvelous art of characterization represents Chaucer’s whole era
Pope wrote “The Rape of the Lock” on friend’s request, hence, the main purpose of the poem was not to mirror the eighteenth century aristocratic society.
Milton is known as Puritan Poet instead of John Donne. However, metaphysical poetry belongs to Puritan Age, in which Donne’s contribution is remarkable.