As level poetry essay: Land poems -Dover Beach

Essay title: ‘Some of the poems in this collection appear to be about the landscape but are really about something else’

Using ‘Dover Beach’ as a starting point, compare and contrast with at least one other poem to show how far you agree with this statement.

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`Some of the poems in this collection appear to be about the landscape
but are really about something else'
Using `Dover Beach' as a starting point, compare and contrast with at
least one other poem to show how far you agree with this statement.

While at first glance,…

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However this 'Sea of Faith' could be interpreted in a very different way, such as the
withdrawing of religion. Due to the ever growing popularity of Darwinism throughout
the Victorian era, religion and faith was beginning to be questioned. This total
upheaval of something previously thought of as…

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others simply run on to one another `up the high strand, / Begin and cease'
suggesting that while his thoughts are coherent, perhaps some are not as structured
or well planned as others, especially towards the end when Arnold begins to present
much more abstract, metaphorical imagery, setting…

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