This study guide will help you analyze the poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” (1854) by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. You can also find a summary of the poem, as well as ideas for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) was an English poet from the Victorian era. He was a popular poet during his time and was the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom. His most famous poems include “In Memoriam”, “The Lady of Shallot”, and “Idylls of the King”. The poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” was published in the newspaper The Examiner and was later revised several times.
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