Overall Theme of Tennyson

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Overall Theme of Tennyson By: Jordan Davidson The overall theme of Tennyson’s works was memory. The moral intention of the author was that he was setting out to make people remember life and how it was unique to them and to appreciate it more. The social agenda however, I believe was to make people show some affliction towards one another. The common desires would have to be him wanting people to grasp the idea that no matter what our skin color or where we are from, that we all are living in the same world and that is what truly can bind humanity. The first of his poems I enjoyed was “The Lotos Eaters” because I think that the poem delves into what man’s greatest problem is, in that we are forced into a life that will not let us find the peace within until death. A quote from this poem that I liked was “They sat them down upon the yellow sand, between the sun and moon upon the shore; and sweet it was to dream of Fatherland, Of child, and wife, and slave; but evermore most weary seem’d the
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2008 for the course ENGLISH 2301 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Spring '08 term at Angelo State.

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