Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Love Lives Beyond the Tomb

No description

Haley Mistretta

on 14 January 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Love Lives Beyond the Tomb

About the Poem
Written after 1860
Considered an "Asylum Poem"

About John Clare
: July 13, 1793 in Northamptonshire, England
: May 20, 1864
Known as "The Northamptonshire Peasant Poet"
Married Martha Turner in 1820 and had 7 children
Acquired severe depression and alcoholism in later years
Entered an insane asylum in later life
Wrote many poems about love
Important Lines
Love loves beyond / The tomb, the earth which fades like dew / I love the fond / The faithful and the true
A Good Poem...WHY?
can be found a lot throughout the poem
built around personification
hopeful / bouyant
Works Cited
Love Lives Beyond the Tomb
By: John Clare
Poem Meaning
Love can be found anywhere in life
Love can withstand almost all situations and circumstances
The alive lover can see their love when looking at flowers, hear the love in the springtime, and love lives within their dreams
In time the lovers will meet again
Their love is still alive
These lines are important because it is the opening stanza and really sets the mood for the rest of the poem. The speaker is saying that he loves their relationship even though it isn't there anymore. Their love goes beyond the "real world"
Important Lines
...Eve's dews may weep / but love delightful seems
These lines are important because they are saying that the speaker can still enjoy love even when she/he is sad
Full transcript