Blog Tag THEBROOK

I come from haunts of coot and hern. What does Hern mean here?

The use of ‘hern’ by the poet (Lord Tennyson) is an example of poetic license. The word ‘heron’ has been turned into ‘hern’ to match the rhyming word ‘fern’.  Heron is a large water-bird. . . .

What are the Literary Devices used in 'The Brook' by Lord Tennyson?

'The Brook' by Lord Tennyson is packed with Literary Devices. A List of such evices employed by Tennyson is given below: ‘I” – The brook is personified ‘I` ................`(Line – 1) & ‘I...............`(Line – 2) of the first stanza is an example of Anaphora (Anaphora is the repetition . . .

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