Conceptualization of Death: Subjective Depictions in Selected Romantic Poems

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Title Conceptualization of Death: Subjective Depictions in Selected Romantic Poems
 
Creator Shaijan, Annliya
 
Description The theme of death is highly philosophical in the poetry of the British Romanticists. This paper attempts to explore how the poets like Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats and Byron viewed death in their selected poems and the possibility of why they were interested in this particular theme. Their perceptions on death were varied and subjective. Wordsworth saw it as a punisher of crime. Shelley evoked the omnipresent nature of death. Byron saw it as a means of eternity to merge in love and Keats viewed it as an awakening to life that he sees as a mere dream. Despite the different analyses on death, these poets connect in the fact that they believed in some kind of a life beyond death.
 
Publisher Smart Moves
 
Date 2021-05-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/4875
 
Source SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH ; Volume 6, Issue 9, September 2018; 8
2582-3574
2582-4406
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/4875/4227
 
Rights https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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