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Unformatted text preview: sea” meets his friend (line 7). The two men then journey from the village to the old and deserted Audley court. In Tennyson’s poem, the court is depicted with great age with “walls/ And chimneys muffled in the leafy vine” (lines 18-19). Braddon’s Audley Court is very similar, described as very old, and very irregular and rambling” (1). The walls of Braddon’s Audley Court are as muffled as Tennyson’s, being “everywhere overgrown with trailing ivy” (1). While these similarities may provide no true contrast in the future plot development of the story, there is a chance, due to this abundance of similarities, that Braddon intended for references to be made to Tennyson’s poem through scenery and perhaps later, through plot....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ENG 4635 taught by Professor Claggett during the Spring '08 term at Mississippi State.
- Spring '08