Create an account
Based out of Vaderbilt University, "New Criticism"
Allen Tate, John Crowe Ransom, Robert Penn Warren
British Poet Laurate from 1843 to 1850, preceded by Southey, followed by Tennyson
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Poem contains the lines "Water, water, every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink."
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Poem contains the lines "Thou still unravish'd bride of quietness!" and "beauty is truth, truth beauty"
She Walks in Beauty
Poem contains the lines
"(title), like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that 's best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes"
Referred to as "Sons of Ben", consisted of Ben Jonson, Robert Herrick, Richard Lovelace, Thomas Carew, and Sir John Suckling.
To the Virgins to Make Much of Time
Poem contains "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today, Tomorrow will be dying."
To His Coy Mistress
Poem's first line is "Had we but world enough, and time,", also makes references to "vegetable love"
Published a collection of 154 sonnets, which were dedicated to Mr. W.H., discussed the Dark Lady, and contained lines like "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day" and "My mistress is nothing like the summer"
"The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed.
And on the pedestal these words appear --
'My name is (title), king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!'"
Poem discusses a water carrier in India, contains the line "You're a better man than I, (title)"
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Poem contains references to "paths of glory" and the line "far from the maddening crowd"
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Poem inspired C.S. Lewis's "The Great Divorce", largely considered a sequel to this work
Famous for writing while in his young teens; died from cancer after his 37th birthday
Had a drug laden, homosexual, four-year affair with paul Verlaine (after which Verlaine was arrested)
In this section of a work, Satan is described as a giant, terrifying beast with three faces, six eyes, and six wings, trapped in ice.
In this section of a work, Satan's heads are devouring Brutus and Cassius, along with Judas Iscariot
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together