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    The Lady of Shallot   "The Lady of Shallot," by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, acts as a voice for people struggling with materialism of the industrial age. Tennyson became famous for reflecting the "idealism of an industrious society that was nonetheless racked by deep doubts about its materialism" (The Longman Anthology Of British Literature p. 1908). The curse of the mysterious lady of the poem could be thought of  as the curse of the people subcombing to the dreaded materialism and giving

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    The Lady of Shallot Talks about a woman who is trapped in by four grey walls and four grey pillars. No one has seen the lady on the reaper who hears who singing echo. The Lady of Shallot weaves a beautiful web. She is unable to look down upon Camelot she has heard that a curse we befall her she is unknowing to what the curse may be. Thus, she only focuses on her web. However, as she sits there weaving a mirror hangs before her. In this mirror shows her “the shadows of the world” where she can see

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    In the Poem, “The lady of Shallot”, the main character, Lady of Shallot spends the entirety of her life perceiving the outside world through the reflection of her window through a mirror. As the Lady of Shallot observes the obscured reality, she weaves all that she sees in the mirror to create a quilt. However, what the lady sees in the mirror is not an accurate representation of the real world outside of her castle. Thus, by this action, the Lady of Shallot is an accurate representation of how all

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    that is protecting you from evil people. In the beginning of each chapter there is quote and it tells a little detail of the chapter like, “She knows not what the curse may be, And so she weaveth steadily, And little other care hath she, The lady of Shallot.” In chapter nine it is about when Ellie went to this party and she discover something, but she need’s to keep quiet because it may ruin someone's relationship. The Order of the Bears once predicted that King Arthur will rise again. There is

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    Lady of Shallot - Research Project Hayden Chamberlain Alfred, Lord Tennyson was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England on August 6, 1809. He was one of his family’s 11 children. He grew up with two older brothers, four younger ones and four younger sisters. Tennyson’s father was a church rector who earned a decent income, but because of the size of the family, there was high expenses. Meaning that Tennyson only attended Louth Grammar School, where he was bullied for a few years. The rest of his

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    love always leads to the death of a character because of the love of one was not supplemented by another. Although one could make the argument that the Lady of Shallot didn’t really have an unrequited love with Lancelot, because Lancelot had no idea of her existence , she still died because of the love she had for him. In the Lady of Shallot published in 1933 by /alfred Lord Tennyson, it recites a story of a woman who is under a strict curse. The curse prevents her from looking anywhere but through

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    component of human nature. Although, sometimes, societal standards create outcasts, isolation can be of one’s own making. Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s “The Lady of Shallot is epitomizes isolation. “Four gray walls, and four gray towers, / Overlook a space of flowers, / And the silent isle imbowers / The Lady of Shallot” (line 15-18). The Lady of Shallot is physically isolated in a tower, but upon her own accord for she fears to interact with the outside world due to a “whisper” (line 39) that said she

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    Descriptive Language and The Lady of Shallot In any piece of lyrical poetry, authors must masterfully use the language of the poem to covey the intended meaning. In order to ensure the meaning is not lost, it is imperative that the author incorporates various aspects of the narrative to escalate the poem past its face value. Alfred Tennyson’s poem “The Lady of Shallot” is no exception to the rule. From lines like “blue unclouded weather” and “the gemmy bridle glitter’d free”, one can draw

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    for most artists, and sometimes an escape for those who viewed it. This such attitude is reflected within the writings from the Victorian age to modern times. Poems such as The Dolls by William Yeats, Ode to a Grecian Urn by John Keats, and The Lady of Shallot showcase this point by putting emphasis on the art itself, and its impact upon the artist or narrator. In Ode to the Grecian Urn the narrator asks ‘who canst thus express/ a flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme (Keats 3-4). The designs

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    really died if you have lived. This theory has been applied to several pieces of literature. In the book The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde and “The Lady of Shallot” by Alfred Lord Tennyson, two characters have not lived their life to the fullest extent. In the aforementioned literature, the characters of Sibyl Vane and the Lady of Shallot

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