Critical Analysis Of Eton College By Thomas Gray

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This poem is about the author’s experiences at Eton College in England and throughout the rest of his life, offering a plethora of wisdom on dealing with maturity, happiness, nostalgia, and misfortune. The poem starts of with an apostrophe, where the author, Thomas Gray, addresses the spires and antique towers on the campus of Eton College. The entire first stanza is an elaborate description of the college campus, where the author looks back on its beauty and splendor. Stanza two continues with nostalgia and reminiscence from his college years. Gray looks back on his innocence and reminisces in the times when he was young and carefree. Stanza three continues the reminiscence of days gone. Here, Gray speaks about different activities he recalls
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