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His prose writings are no longer read, except by students: they were of a
temporary character, written chiefly for immediate effect, political pamphlets as
one might say; they had not the eternal element about them, nor, we must add,
was prose ...
He used words, especially unfamiliar ones, in a large, grandiose way; they were
to make an effect, not to convey information. A certain definiteness of conception
was necessary: but it was also necessary to leave room for the stirring of the ...
... impress you, even though you cannot well describe your impressions.
Consider the shorter descriptive pieces, such flashes as “No light; but rather
darkness visible '' (i. 63); Or, “the parching air Burns frore, and cold performs the
effect of fire.
... of strange, well-sounding names had a certain effect, wholly aside from the
definite ideas brought to mind by them. They have generally a sonorous,
magnificent sound, often from their very unfamiliarity,+a half-mysterious, romantic
In the following, from a great contemporary of Tennyson's, some of the names are
not unfamiliar, but the effect is much the same. “The Tartars of the Oxus, the
King's guard, First, with black sheep-skin caps and with long spears; Large men,
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LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - VivalaErin - LibraryThing
The shortest answer is: John Milton was a poetic genius. PL is so beautiful, you can't help but feel for Adam and Eve. Even Satan is a great character - he so wants to be an epic hero. This poem is a masterpiece, and he wrote it completely blind. Beautiful, absolutely amazing. קרא סקירה מלאה
LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - StefanY - LibraryThing
Historical significance and beautifully descriptive prose aside, I couldn't get into this book at all. Maybe it's too much familiarity with the plot or the inevitability of the impending doom of the ... קרא סקירה מלאה