Whoe were Lord Byron & Percy Shelly

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Whoe were Lord Byron & Percy Shelly

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  1. Who were Lord byron & Percy Shelly?

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  2. Percy Bysshe Shelly

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    • Born August 4, 1792, Horsham, United Kingdom; Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some critics as amongst the finest lyric poets in the English language.
  3. Early Life Of Percy shelly

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    • Shelly began composing and publishing poetry at a young age. Shelley’s career as poet did not truly get underway until he met the English poet Lord Byron. He is best known as the husband of Mary Shelley. Upon meeting one another the two formed a lifelong friendship that helped Shelly create some of his finest works such as “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty” and “Mont Blanc.
  4. 1816 What an exciting year

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    • Percy Shelly married Mary and had a son whom Mary named after her father named William. 1816 proved to be an exciting year for the two . In the spring Claire fell in love Lord Byron who was recently separated from Lady Byron and became his mistress. In May Claire persuaded Shelley and Mary to take trip to Italy and go to Lake Geneva where she knew Byron was headed. The two poets found each other stimulating and spent much time together, sailing on Lake Geneva and discussing poetry and other topics, including ghosts and spirits, into the night. During one of these ghostly “seances,” Byron proposed that each person present—himself, Shelley, Mary, Claire, and his physician, Dr. John Polidori—should write a ghost story. Mary’s contribution to the contest became the novel Frankenstein; published in 1818 with a preface by Shelley, it became one of the most popular works of the whole Romantic period.
  5. Percy Shelly’s end

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    • Shelly was admired for his lyrical and psychologically powerful poetry, which shows visceral style as well as strong messages about social justice, liberty, and non-violence. Byron stands apart from the other major Romantics. Poetic imagination was not the same for him as the others saw, he saw revelation of ultimate truth. Shelly only received recognition until after his death in 1822 unlike Lord Byron; where he drowned in Italy. Shelley drowned while sailing his schooner back from Livorno to Lerici, after having met with Leigh Hunt to discuss their newly printed journal, The Liberal.
  6. Lord Byron

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    • George Gordon Byron otherwise known as Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelly were among the most respected and admired English poets of the romantic. Each had a significant impact on the romantic era making a lasting impression in the writing and poet community.
  7. Lord Byron

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    • Lord Byron born January 22, 1788 was a leading figure in the Romantic Movement (Lord Byron Biography Poet, Playwright).At the age of 10, George inherited the title and estates of his great-uncle, the "wicked" Lord Byron (The Life of George Noel Gordon). His mother proudly took him to England. Even though his writing style was quite classical, he would become one of the great figures of British Romanticism together with William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Shelley and KeatIns.
  8. Lord Bryon’s End

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    • April 1816 Byron left England and traveled to Geneva, Switzerland where he meet Percy Bysshe Shelley and his wife Mary. After leading an unconventional lifestyle and producing a massive amount of emotion-stirring literary works, Byron died at a young age in Greece pursuing romantic adventures of heroism.