Powerful and evocative It has taken me too many years to actually read this poem, and although I use two of the lines quite regularly, Ours is not to reason why, Ours is but to do or die ,I never knew where it came from I just thought it was just another one of those sayings that you d known forever It is a very powerful and evocative poem that takes you right into the heart of the Battle of Balclava, the sights and sounds accompany you throughout this beautifully written piece of poetry Everyone should read this poem at least once I read it on Remembrance Sunday, but that wasn t purposefully All in all an amazing read. Leave it to a martial poet to make heroic poetry out of stupidity and failure I absolutely love this poem, as long as I don t think about the reality behind it. Narrative Poem About The Charge of the Light Brigade At The Battle Of Balaclava During The Crimean WarExcerpt Yet Know You, As Your England Knows That You And All Your Men Were Soldiers To Her Heart S Desire, When, In The Vanish D Year, You Saw The League Long Rampart Fire Flare From Tel El Kebir Thro Darkness, And The Foe Was Driven, And Wolseley Overthrew Ar Bi, And The Stars Download Epub Format ✓ The Charge of the Light Brigade PDF by õ Alfred Tennyson In Heaven Paled, And The Glory Grew THE CHARGE OF THE HEAVY BRIGADE AT BALACLAVA October , As far as I m concerned, The Charge of the Light Brigade is the greatest poem ever written and Alfred, Lord Tennyson is the greatest poet to have ever lived His poems are sheer perfection 5 5 stars I have loved this poem since Mr Trisell s 8th grade English class It thunders, it gallops, it paints shockingly clear pictures in the mind s eye, deftly controlling the reader s imagination which is always the mark of really good writing Courage, honor, duty, convictionall the best of the human spirit Nobel six hundred. Very brilliant poem ✓ The Charge of the Light Brigade ò theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die This is an amazing poem My favorite of all time I think. Courage is a hard thing to figure You can have courage based on a dumb idea or mistake, but you re not supposed to question adults, or your coach or your teacher, because they make the rules Maybe they know best, but maybe they don t It all depends on who you are, where you come from Didn t at least one of the six hundred guys think about giving up, and joining with the other side I mean, valley of death that s pretty salty stuff That s why courage it s tricky Should you always do what others tell you to do Sometimes you might not even know why you re doing something I mean any fool can have courage But honor, that s the real reason for you either do something or you don t It s who you are and maybe who you want to be If you die trying for something important, then you have both honor and courage, and that s pretty good I think that s what
Theirs not to make reply,Theirs not to reason why,Theirs but to do and die This poem was mentioned in The Punisher and I just had to read it This is another prime example of why the 19th century was the age of poetry The emotion, the imagery, the eloquence I visited the site of the battle on a tour bus The guide gave a fair description of the troop disposition, and the reasons the British were engaged in a battle so far from home the Black Sea It really was a foolish war I m not quite so sure was as balanced, but the guide did give the excuses blinded by the sun, deafened by the cannon, view blocked by the land contours Anyway, it seemed a bit hokey when the guide started reciting the poem, but it was moving A memorable soundtrack to the wide open farmers field that stretched across the valley before us.
About The Author
Alfred Tennyson, invariably known as Alfred Lord Tennyson on all his books, was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, the fourth of the twelve children of George Tennyson, clergyman, and his wife, Elizabeth In 1816 Tennyson was sent to Louth Grammar School, which he disliked so intensely that from 1820 he was educated at home until at the age of 18 he joined his two brothers at Trinity College, Cambrid