Tag: Terrible Sonnets

Literature

A Short Analysis of Hopkins’s ‘I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day’

A summary of one of Gerard Manley Hopkins’s most powerful sonnets This is one of Gerard Manley Hopkins’s so-called ‘Terrible Sonnets’, composed in the 1880s while he was living in Ireland and plunged in depression. The poem beautifully captures Hopkins’s trademark ‘eloquent inarticulacy’ and is one of the most powerful […]