ELEGY



QUESTION: What is Elegy?
ANSWER: Elegy is an important form of poetry. It is a dignified poem mourning the death of an individual or of all men. Here the poet laments the death and loss of his near and dear.
Examples: [1] Milton's Lycidas.
                 [2] Gray's Elegy.
                 [3] Shelley's Adonais.
                 [4] Tennyson's In Memoriam.
                 [5] Arnold's Thyrsis.
                [6] Whitman’s O Captain, My Captain.



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