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Matthew Arnold: (December 24th 1822 - April 15th 1888)

He is a famous British poet and cultural critic who has published several volume of poems such as the Empedocles on Etna.
Arnold is sometimes called the third great Victorian poet, along with other poets such as Alfred Tennyson and Robert Browning. [wikipedia]

-By the time he was 30, Arnold had already written all his famous works of art. [about.com] Many of his poems contained a "romantic melancholy", as he often wrote about love and friendship. [victorian web].

One of his most famous works is the poem "Dover Beach" [about.com] The passages and metaphors from this poem are quite well known. [wikipedia]

Other famous works of his include his two essays "Essays in Criticism" (1865) and "Culture and Anarchy"
His other famous poetic works include: "The Foresaken Merman", The Buried Life" and "Scholar Gipsy"

His poetic satire is: "My poetry represents, on the whole, the main movement of mind of the last quarter of a century, and thus they will probably have their day as people become conscious to themselves of what that movement of mind is, and interested in literary productions which reflect it" [wikipedia]

Modern Day Connections:
Allan Bloom, is a modern day example of Matthew Arnold because he was an essayist and both often wrote about love and friendship.
Allan Bloom

Links:
Dover Beach
A Summer Night
The Foresaken Merman
The Buried Life


--Farah and Crystal
Secondary Sources:

"Matthew Arnold: A Biography." The Victorian Web: An Overview. 26 Nov. 2006. Web. 04 Feb. 2011. <http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/arnold/bio.html>.


"Matthew Arnold: Works." The Victorian Web: An Overview. 21 Nov. 2010. Web. 04 Feb. 2011. <http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/arnold/works.html>.


Name:, Last. "Matthew Arnold - British Writer - 1822-1888." About.com. Web. 06 Feb. 2011. <http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-bio/bl-marnold.htm>.



Tertiary Sources:

"Matthew Arnold." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. 27 Jan. 2011. Web. 04 Feb. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Arnold>.




Other Group Reviews:
Evangeline: There are a few things missing from your entry. The first thing is you should elaborate a little more on your modern day connection link. On your actually wiki, write what the significance and relation is between your author and Allan Bloom. You should also try to include more than one type of source - so try to put in a primary source and tentative source as well. Your sources should also be formatted in MLA style. If you go onto Edmodo and go to library then you will find a link to Owl Purdue which you can use to cite.
You only have one link and there should be four. Try and pull out more key components of him and link them.

Ted Harrison and Rodney Phillips: First of all, nicely done. You could have elaborated more on the modern day connection and possibly added more varying sources, but other than that looks good. For more information please contact Ted Harrison or Rodney Phillips at 123-BAIT or visit our location, Ted Harrison's Bait and Tackle.

Emma and Jake: The overall format of this is easy to interpret and understand. It is missing a few modern links, but overall is in depth without being too complicated. The fact that you included 'Dover Beach' was really well done, and easy to access. Other than missing a few elements (sources in MLA) the length and depth of this is perfect.