Alfred Lord Tennyson's "Ulysses" retells the story of Ulysses and his final sea voyage from Homer's "The Odyssey" and from Dante's "Inferno," in which the ill-fated Ulysses ends up in the Underworld. The poem also serves as a eulogy for Tennyson's friend Arthur Henry Hallam, whose death inspired the
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States. He was the youngest president to be elected at that time, and his legacy is intertwined with Reconstruction and standing up against inequality.
Tennyson's "Ulysses" incorporates themes of mortality, duty, purpose and desire. This poem is narrated from the point of view of Ulysses, the title character; a classic hero whose story is told in "The Odyssey."
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States, after his service on the Union side of the American Civil War. Grant's administration focused on Reconstruction, and was plagued with scandals caused by many of his political associates.
The metallic blue Ulysses butterfly (male) is not only colorful itself, but it is also attracted to blue objects. The insect is known as the "Mountain Blue" of Australia's Northern Territory.
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States. He was born in Ohio in 1822. Although he had previously served as a captain in the Mexican War (1846-1848), his rise to fame came during the American Civil War.
The poet Alfred Lord Tennyson uses several figures of speech throughout his poem "Ulysses." The narrator Ulysses describes himself as "roaming with a hungry heart," which is a metaphor comparing himself to a predatory animal. The poem uses a metaphor to compare enjoying battle to drinking by saying,
The poem "Ulysses" by Alfred Lord Tennyson finds Ulysses in his old age, bored with his current routine, knowing that his son will soon take over his reign but unwilling to sit still and live out his days. He accepts that his glory days are behind him, but he remains "strong in will" to keep going.
Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote the poem "Cradle Song" about a baby's bright future. "Where Did You Come From Baby Dear" by George MacDonald and "A Prayer for My Daughter" by William Butler Yeats offer a parent's perspective on babies. Christina Rossetti's "I know a baby, such a baby" celebrates the prec
A memorial poem refers to either a poem written to commemorate someone's life after they die or to an existing poem chosen for a funeral, wake or memorial service. Mourners and preachers often read or recite poems as part of speeches, prayers or eulogies.