Stanza 1 - The Lotus Eaters

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-The opening stanza is unlike a Spenserian stanza because it begins with the Trochee 'Cou-rage!'. 

-This bold stress on the first syllable suggests Ulysses' own voice.

-Sets a tone of strength which will contrast later on with the mens lethargy

-The heavy rhyme of the long vowel in 'soon/afternoon/swoon/moon/' and 'dream/stream/seem' immidiatley give the impression of langour.

-The land has a timeless…


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