Robert Frost poems are singular for their deceptive simplicity. “The Road Not Taken” is a pretty poem about nature, but with much deeper symbolic meaning. Note, this is one person’s analysis and others may come to different conclusions.
Tennyson’s “The Lotos-Eaters” was published in 1832. The inspiration for the poem was Tennyson’s visit to Spain (1829) along with Arthur Hallam where they visited the Pyrenees Mountains.
Tennyson’s “Ulysses” is the first modern adaptation of the myth. Homer’s Odyssey lends the poem its narrative background. A closer look at the context through a detailed analysis follows.
“Home Burial“ by Robert Frost is a dramatic lyric that verges on despair through discord, and discord through despair. A dramatic lyric deals with a single scene and relies on dialogue rather than narration or description for elaboration of the subject.
William Wordsworth was the quintessential Romantic who rendered the natural, supernatural. “Upon Westminster Bridge” presents a different subject matter as compared to his other poems.