Tag: Tithonus


A Short Analysis of Tennyson’s ‘Tithonus’

By Dr Oliver Tearle ‘Tithonus’ is not as famous as some of Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s other dramatic monologues – ‘Ulysses’ enjoys considerably more popularity – but it is worth analysing because it offers something different from much other poetry. As the poet-critic William Empson put it, ‘Tithonus’ is ‘a poem […]