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Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
Victorian period
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Victorian period

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  • 1. Queen Victoria (1837- 1901)
  • 2. Many characteristics of romantic poetry continued in poetry of the Victorian period. - However, Victorian poetry, in general, is less subjective than the romantic. - An interest in the past, both the classical and the medieval, appears in the subjects, and in the use of mythological and historical allusions. - The dramatic monologue is used greatly by the poets. - The themes are more realistic, discussing such issues as child labor, the rights of women, science and religion. - Victorian poetry is mostly pictorial, heavily relying on visual imagery. - The elegy is one of the most popular poetic forms in the period, a form of poetry that laments the dead or the past. - Victorian poetry is often characterized by doubt and psychological conflicts.
  • 3. Elizabeth Barrett Browning Thomas Hardy Alfred Tennyson Robert Browning Gerard Manley Hopkins Christina Rossetti
  • 4. The Industrial Revolution was a period in the late 18th and early 19th centuries when major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and transportation had a profound effect on the socioeconomic and cultural conditions in Britain. The Industrial Revolution gathered steam, and accelerated the migration of the population from countryside to city. Britain changes from a rural society to an urban one. It was dramatically changed people’s lifestyles.
  • 5. The Age of Steam Mass Production
  • 6. The old rural social pattern was receded dirty and unhealthy conditions Peoples left the countryside to work in factories Diseases , hunger, poverty… were raised
  • 7. Child labour Chimney Sweeper

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