Lamb turned to poetry for solace and consolation, composing religious verse. This first significant publication by Lamb shows the influence of the Elizabethans on his poetry.
In all of them, he makes some reference to himself. In almost all the essays, he talks about himself, his family, relatives, and friends. It is this quality of self-revelation and confidential tone that entitles Lamb to be called the "Prince of English essayists". We know his friends lived in town.
In the same essay, we have collections about a number of other friends who studied with him. He thinks that the married people generally show that they are "too loving" and they show these things to the unmarried people "so shamelessly".
And again from many of his essays, we come to know that he likes irony, jokes, pun and paradox. And it is the last three or two paragraphs when he unveils the curtain and writes as Charles Lamb. Lamb speaks of his personal reactions to various aspects of life in all his essays.
The entire section is 2, words. From these essays, we come to know about his personality, nature and character which are revealed by himself. I have destroyed every vestige of past vanities of that kind. Lamb is not only serious but also self-consciously so, dealing with weighty topics in an elevated style.
He comments about John Tipp, "He sang, certainly, with other notes than to the orphan lyre".
Like all other man, he loved the sun, the breeze, solitary walks, the very green earth. However, the autobiographical elements that we can get from his essays are written below: In almost all the essays, we find and we learn something about his life.
In the years tohe wrote several poems, but for the most part, these middle years of his literary career were spent as a journalist. The ideas that the poem considers may be Romantic, but the style is that of an earlier day.
Here he recollects the memory of the old building, its damp and dark rooms, the inner rooms which were even more sparsely peopled and the gloomy cellar which saw no light of the sun.
Thou to me didst ever shewKindest affection; and would oft times lendAn ear to the desponding love-sick lay,Weeping with sorrows with me, who repayBut ill the mighty debt of love I owe,Mary, to thee, my sister and my friend.
Moreover, the facts of personal life of the writer and the activities, relatives, friends, likings, dislikings, character etc. He loves past people, books, buildings and fashions, and does not care much about future.
Moreover, he got his "extraordinary bread and butter" "from the hot-loaf of the Temple". He desires the friendship of his readers, and not merely their respect. In fact, his blank verse is bad, a surprising situation since his strength in more structured forms is in the control and variation of meter and rhythm.
These experiences sometimes seem humorous and sometimes seem pathetic. It also presents another Romantic concept, the value of the imagination and the powerful influence of memory.
Lamb wrote and published most of his serious verse—that which is most often anthologized—in the period between and He frankly confesses all these things to the readers. This poem is a reminder that much of Wordsworthian theory was not unique to Wordsworth. AroundLamb again began to write poetry, but of a completely different sort.
In a few months, he was sending Coleridge new verses, but the subject matter was altered. They mourn the loss of love, of bygone days, and of happier times. Charles Lamb is a true lover of the past.
He says about himself in the guise of Coleridge, "I remember L.Autobiographical Elements of Essays of Elia - The most charming beauty of romantic literature is the trait of its being intensely autobiographical and subjective.
Similarly, "Essays of Elia" unfold the life history and idiosyncratic mind of Charles Lamb in.
autobiographical elements that we can get from his essays are written below: From his essays, we, the readers, come to know about Charles Lamb's life and we learn certain facts of his life- he was born at the Inner Temple and he was schooled. Essays of Elia is a collection of essays written by Charles Lamb; it was first published in book form inwith a second volume, Last Essays of Elia, issued in by the publisher Edward Moxon.
The essays in the collection first began appearing in The London Magazine in and continued to Lamb's essays were very popular First published: This paper explores the literary essays and various elements that made his autobiographical aspect visible and tangible to the readers.
Key Words: Charles Lamb, Lamb, autobiographical element, self-reflection Element of Self-Reflection in the Essays of Charles Lamb Dr. George Kolanchery Asst. Prof.
English Bayan College ‘Essays. Feb 15, · Autobiographical elements in Charles Lamb’s essays The reason for why his essays appeal autobiographical is his subjective note which is predominant in all his essays. The subject of the Essays of Elia is Lamb himself.
In all of them, he makes some reference to himself. The most charming beauty of romantic literature is the trait of its being intensely autobiographical and subjective.
Similarly, "Essays of Elia" unfold the life history and idiosyncratic mind of Charles Lamb in a semi-factual way. The real delight for the Romantic comes from his infusion of fact and.Download