Romantic Poetry

The Romantic Era: Context

Homework Schedule

Writing an Essay Introduction on the Romantics

Exemplar Essay on the Sublime


William Blake

Songs of Innocence: Holy Thursday

Songs of Experience: Holy Thursday

Songs of Experience: The Sick Rose

Songs of Experience: The Tyger

Songs of Experience: London

London Revision

William Wordsworth

Lines Written in Early Spring

Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey

Ode: Imitations of Immortality

Samuel Taylor Coleridge


The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Gustav Dore’s Illustrations to accompany lines from ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’

Lord Byron

Lines Inscribed upon a Cup Formed from a Skull

Fare Thee Well

So We’ll Go no more a Roving

On This Day I Complete My Thirty-Sixth Year


Percy Bysshe Shelley

The Cold Earth Slept Below

Stanzas Written in Dejection, near Naples

Ode to the West Wind

The Question

John Keats

Ode to a Nightingale 

Ode on a Grecian Urn 

To Autumn

Ode on Melancholy

Sonnet on the Sea



Emily Brontë

To a Wreath of Snow

R. Alcona to J. Brenzaida

Julian M. and A.G. Rochelle

Last Lines

Wider Reading

A Grander and Better World: The Many Interpretations of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Katherine Crooks 

The Archetypes of Literature by Northrop Frye 

The Romantics: Solipsism, Poetry and Frankenstein