LORD BYRON
(George Gordon Byron)
1788-1824

OBJECTIVES:

Through this lesson;

students will learn about Lord Byron who  is regarded as one of the greatest British poets

students will learn about Lord Byron's life

students will find out Lord Byron's famous works and his contribution to the English Literature.

students will improve their understanding of the English Literature.

students will find out why Lord Byron is so famous writer

INDEX:    
          
                      1.žBIOGRAPHY            
                   2.žPOETIC WORKS
3.žWORKS

1. BIOGRAPHY

George Gordon Byron (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), he is best know as Lord Byron, was an English poet and an important figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems like "Don Juan" and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty." He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets.

2. POETIC WORKS

  • žA great talent
  • žGreat display of passion
  • žAversion society and social institutions
  • žFrustration with an impossible love because of the limits imposed by society or death
  • žRebellion
  • žExile
  • žDark past.
  • žSelf-destructive behavior

3. WORKS

  • žChilde Harold's Pilgrimage (1812-1818)
  • žThe Bride of Abydos (1813)
  • žBeppo (1817)
  • žMazeppa (1818)
  • žThe Island (1823)
  • žIn my thirty-six years (1824)