Tennyson's Poems of Ulysses Poem Review by cee-cee

Tennyson's Poems of Ulysses
An analysis of Alfred Lord Tennyson's depictions of Ulysses in his poems, "The Lotos-Eaters" and "Ulysses."
# 107893 | 2,408 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 16, 2008 in Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis)

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This paper discusses and analyzes two poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson that were derived from Homer and which concern different periods in the life of Ulysses: "The Lotos-Eaters" and "Ulysses." The paper describes how Tennyson addresses the attitudes and feelings of Ulysses through the poems, as well as the heroic reputation of Ulysses.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Grob, Alan. "Tennyson's 'The Lotos-Eaters': Two Versions of Art." Modern Philology, Vol. 62, No. 2 (November 1964), 118-129.
  • Gurka, John E. "The Voices of Ulysses and Prufrock." The English Journal, Vol. 55, No. 2 (February 1966), 205-207
  • Halio, Jay L. " 'Prothalamion,' 'Ulysses,' and Intention in Poetry." College English, Vol. 22, No. 6 (Mar., 1961), 390-394.
  • Lattimore, Richard (tr.). The Odyssey of Homer. New York: Harper Collins, 1967.
  • MacLaren, Malcolm. "Tennyson's Epicurean Lotos-Eaters." The Classical Journal, Vol. 56, No. 6 (March 1961), 259-267.

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