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Famous Poet- Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Powerpoint presentation prepared by the students of Sachdeva Public School, Pitampura on Famous Poet- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Powerpoint presentation prepared by the students of Sachdeva Public School, Pitampura on Famous Poet- Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Famous Poet- Alfred Lord Tennyson

  1. 1. Alfred Lord Tennyson Presented By- PurujitBansal XI-B Into the life of… “My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure”
  2. 2. Early Life • Tennyson was born on 6 August 1809 in England. • Although he Was Born into the middle class line of the Tennysons he had a Royal and Noble Ancestry. • He attained his basic education and then went to the Trinity College, Cambridge University.
  3. 3. • Tennyson’s father carefully attended to the training and education of his children. • Tennyson attained his basic education at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth. • He entered Trinity College, Cambridge in 1827. • There he joined a Secret Society called Cambridge Apostles Education
  4. 4. Famous Works  Tennyson’s first publication was Poems, Chiefly Lyrical (1830)which included the popular poem Mariana.  His Second book Poems(1833),received mixed reviews after which he ceased to write for 10 years  He wrote In Memoriam A.H.H., in memory of his closest friend Arthur Hallam.  The Lady of Shalott, The Lotus-Eaters, Morte d’Arthur and Ulysses appeared in 1842 in the two volume Poems which established his reputation as a writer.
  5. 5. Achievements  In 1829, Tennyson received Chancellor’s Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, Timbuctoo.  He succeeded William Wordsworth as a poet laureate in 1850 and served for 42 years.  He received great appraisals from the Queen who compared his poems to the Bible.
  6. 6. Literary Contributions of Alfred Lord Tennyson  Alfred’s poetry brought a new sense of metrical variety, rich descriptive imagery, and exquisite verbal melodies to literature.  Not only did his writing reflect upon the Victorian Era, but they also reflected upon himself. His poetry is easily understood by any generation.
  7. 7. Famous Quotes by Tennyson “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” “A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.” “To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”
  8. 8. Last Years  After his 83rd birthday Alfred started to experience symptoms of Gout and Geuralgia.  He died on October 6, 1892 at 1:35 AM, surrounded by his wife and son.  At his funeral Crossing the Bar was read just as it was placed at the end of all his work.  He was buried in the Poet’s Corner in Westminster Abbey.
  9. 9. THE END

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