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The Eagle

by Lord Alfred Tennyson

It is a short but powerful poem that captures the essence of a majestic bird of prey, the eagle. The poem is notable for its vivid and detailed description of the eagle as it soars through the sky, hunting for its prey. Tennyson's poem is a celebration of nature's beauty and power. The poet's use of language is evocative and powerful, painting a vivid picture of the eagle's sharp talons and powerful wings. The poem also explores the eagle's fierce determination and its unwavering focus on its goal. As a work of literature, "The Eagle" is also notable for its structure and rhyme scheme. The poem follows a strict rhyme pattern, which gives it a musical quality that is pleasing to the ear. This makes it an excellent choice for 13-year-olds who are just beginning to explore the world of poetry.

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. In 1829, Tennyson was awarded...

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