The Eagle Summary
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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The Eagle Summary

"The Eagle: A Fragment" was first published in 1851, when it was added to the seventh edition of Tennyson's Poems, which had itself been published first in 1842. As with the best of the poet's works, this short poem displays a strong musical sense; the words chosen, such as "crag," "azure," and "thunderbolt" not only fit the meaning of the poem but also fit the slow musical sensibility which gives the poem its thoughtful, almost worshipful, tone...

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