The brook moves on taking many curves and creates rough and unpleasant sound on the banks of the brook. In the old nurse solution, Tennyson shows a good knowledge of the workings of the mother's heart. The poem starts as a swift, loud, stream. Once you have a list, start thinking of how to write your poem. The poet's grandfather had violated tradition by making his younger son, Charles, his heir, and arranging for the poet's father to enter the ministry. People who fight wars would stop and walk about with all others, like brothers, doing nothing. What kind of a picture does this line create in your mind? By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorpes, a little town, And half a hundred bridges.
When the brook comes closer towards the river, in the plains, its movement becomes slower, gentle, calm, quiet and soft. With many a curve my banks I fret -The brook flows curvily because at one point the path curves and it wears away. It happily offers sanctuary to small fishes like the trout and the grayling. These are two powerful things that evoke feeling in people. Since without these trials in life, one will never know what happiness is when one doesnt felt pain and sadness, one will never know what comfort is when he doesnt met hardships, one will never feel grief and sorrow when he had never lost a loved one. In brambly wildernesses; It flows into the wilderness which is teeming with brambles I linger by my shingly bars; The brook spends a long time over its pebbly confinesI loiter round my cresses; The brook moves idly around plants growing within the brook And out again I curve and flow And once again, the brook curves out and flows To join the brimming river, in order to join the overflowing river.
There are many temptations and hurdles in life which may devote us from our goals but we must concentrate on our goals without being affected by those temptations in order to achieve success we must set our eyes always on the goals we can learn a lot from the river which keep on flowing to meet the brimming river it nevermind obstacle that come in its way as the river keeps on going through all the circumstances human being should also do hardwork to achieve there ultimate destination they must learn to take joys and sorrows of life equaly and learn from their mistake. During its journey at night, it sees the moon and the stars. The poet does not want total inactivity or death. For men may come and men may go, - But I go on forever. The poet uses irony to express the callousness of old and new poets who romanticize the floods and ignore the human aspect of loss and suffering caused by the floods. The poems 'Tithonus', 'Morte d'Arthur' , 'Ulysses' and 'Tiresias' were written by Tennyson following the death of his bosom friend Arthur Henry Hallam. The movements are winding, at times the path is easy to flow through but at times it has hurdles that have to be crossed.
The journey of the brook becomes parallel to the journey of human life. This stretch of the journey appears to be slower in pace. I make a sudden sally,-The brook suddenly rushes down. . It flows by eroded pebbles and stones slowly and by the pungent leaf plants cresses.
I chatter, chatter, as I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead Home they brought her warrior dead: She nor swooned, nor uttered cry: All her maidens, watching, said, 'She must weep or she will die. Finally it joins the river, its final destiny. It flows through hills, ridges, villages, towns, reaches Philip's farm and then joins the river. Till last by Philip's farm I flow-The brook flows by a farm probably owned by a man named Philip. Mid-length by nineteenth century standards: it is around 200 lines all told.
It makes noise as it flows hurriedly down a valley. He was a craftsman, who polished his manuscripts according to time, which very few other poets did. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and trebles, -As the brook flows it chatters makes a interesting and musical sound over a stony creek bed. He is the best and the truest friend and noble and diplomatic even towards his sworn enemies. With many a curve my banks I fret-The brook flows curvily because at one point the path curves and it wears away.
He is completely dependent on the people who dote on him - his mother and his nurse. If you are looking for stanza by stanza explanation, you should follow this , which contains a good explanation of each stanza along with the poetic devices which occur in that stanza. It shows alliteration and refrains at some points. The brook joins an overflowing river here Philips farm is symbolised as a land mark of the ending of the journey of the brook. Her grandmother wants her granddaughter to be independent,but the granddaughter refuses to be. I bubble into eddying bays, -When the brook flows backward it 'pushes' the air and makes bubbles.
I had the great fortune to have an English teacher that made poetry come alive. It is not a mortal like the humans who have to surrender to death and destruction one day or the other. Two of his brothers were also poets, although he was the only one to become famous. I wind about, and in and out, With here a blossom sailing, And here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a grayling, And here and there a foamy flake Upon me, as I travel With many a silvery waterbreak Above the golden gravel, And draw them all along, and flow To join the brimming river For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. To join the brimming river, The brook joins the river which is full to the brim. The sunlight falls on the brook after it penetrates through the canopy covers. The force of the flowing water of the stream pushes all that come its way — from the light flower to sand particles to gravel and stones.