Victor Marie Hugo
Born : February 26, 1802
At Besançon, France
Born: April 7, 1770
Cockermouth, Kingdom of
French poet, novelist, and
dramatist Author, Playwright
Died: May 22, 1885, Paris,
Died: April 23, 1850
•Third son of Joseph Leopold Sigisbert and sophie trebuchet.
•Born in a military family
•His parents seperated when he was 12.
•Passionate supporter of republicanism.
•His wife Adele Foucher. Love affair Juliet Drouet.
•His daughter Leopoldine died w/ her husband .
•His son died at the age of 8.
•Won a poetry contest.
•Several novels such us. Cromwel Hernani, Had d Island, Hunchback of the notre
dame, Les miserables.
•Studied Law bet 1815-1818
•Founded Literary Magazine
•Cedes El poesive Divares
•Hand D Island
•At the age of 76 he became seriously ill
•His body lay in state beneath the Arc de
triomphe bofair burial.
•Buried in the Pantheon
•Son of Johu Wordsworth and Ann Cookson.
•Mother Died when he was only 8. and five years after
his father died.
•William has 3 brothers and sister Dorothy.
•Fell in love to Annette Vallon & bore him a daughter
•Married to Mary Hutchman
•with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
•An evening walk & Descriptive Sketches.
•Appointed British poet Laureate
Ode; Intimations of immortality
from recollections of early
Ode - Lyric Poem
Intimation - indirect suggestion or hint, announcement
Immortality- unending existence
recollection – memory that which is remembered.
What is the story behind the poem??
- Declares nature appeared mystical to life.
II. - Confesses that natural object are still visible.
III. - Says that he is determine to be depressed because It will mar the
beauty of nature.
IV. - Declare it would not be right if he determined aloof in that season.
V. - Highly Significant
VI. - Turns Philosophical
VII. - foresees the rest of his life.
VIII. - Calls the child a philosopher.
IX. - The longest in the poem.
X. - Speaks to the creatures.
XI. -Accepts that nature gives support to everything in his life.