The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls
The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Echoes are big in this poem. Really, if this poem is about any one thing in particular, it's about hearing the echoes of a bugle horn in a mountain valley. But as the speaker listens to those echoe...
We think of this echo-y poem as being primarily about sound, since most of the poem describes those reverberations of a bugle in a valley. But the very first line of the poem describes the effect o...
If you think that a love of elves and fairytales got invented by the popularity of The Lord of the Rings, think again. Tennyson and his fellow Victorians loved that kind of fantasy and mythology, p...
The whole poem takes place in about as remote a location as you can imagine: the speaker is in the mountains, looking across a valley, and he thinks he's all alone when he suddenly hears a bugle ho...
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