She was born at Liverpool, but the family moved to Wales where she was brought up. She was quick in mind and had a fine memory. As a poet, she has been compared to long fellow. Like Couper, she loved the pathetic, and there is great enthusiasm for chivalry and heroism in her work. She also stressed moral values. Theme "A man of courage is full of faith.
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She was born at Liverpool, but the family moved to Wales where she was brought up. She was quick in mind and had a fine memory. As a poet, she has been compared to long fellow. Like Couper, she loved the pathetic, and there is great enthusiasm for chivalry and heroism in her work.
She also stressed moral values. Theme "A man of courage is full of faith. Deep-rooted faithfulness is majestic and unmatched which makes a man rise above all personal affiliation. Casabianca is not purely fictitious story. It is a story of brave and innocent boy. The poetess has depicted a scene of sea battle. Where a ship is own ablaze with Casabianca standing on the deck.
During the battle when every part of ship was gutted with fire, most of the crew members had died and the live ones had runaway to save their lives. But in reality his spirit and moral was not defeated. Till his last breath, he stood like rock facing death and danger.
Question and Answers: Q. Casabianca was a young and brave soldier of his country. He was a born hero and has a very strong, composed and pleasant personality. Dutifulness and obedience were his making characteristics and he was proud of fighting for his country.
As the poem was written in the 19th century, in these days ships made from wood. There were different parts like most, helm, pennon fair etc. Moreover they also used cannon balls for destruction purposes. She had the same pathetic and there is a great enthusiasm for chivalry and heroism in her work like the other poets. The poetess is describing the death scene of Casabianca through the phrase. It means that when the fire was near to engulf him and his death time had arrived, than he was all alone on the battleship.
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He is Forgotten Young Casabianca The beginning of the poem sets the tone of heroism and courage that is exemplified by young Casabianca. Some have died while others are selfishly busy trying to find an escape while this young boy stands undeterred. He realizes the raging nature of the fire and seeks the command of his father, the commander of the ship. His father does not reply and he continues to stand his ground. His Brave Death The situation worsens and the enemy shelling becomes even more unrelenting. Casabianca asks his father again for allowance to alight the ship. He does not realize that by now his father had died and he was left stranded to fend for himself.
This poem is about the actual incident that happened in during the Battle of the Nile where Casablanca, a year old boy, the son of Luce Julien Joseph was the commander of a warship. Felicia D. Hemans The speaker in the poem narrates that Casabianca was standing alone on the board of the ship which was already caught by fire. The flames of the fire were rising all around him, but he was so brave that he did not move an inch and did not have a single sign of fear in his face. He was so loyal and obedient to his father and responsible to his duty that he first wanted to take permission to save himself from the fire though he did not know the fact that his father was dead already down in the ship. He asked for the permission many times and also asked if he had fulfilled his duty properly.
Casabianca Summary by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
In the poem poetess conveys the message of bravery, sacrifice, responsibility, patriotism and discipline through the story of Casabianca. Explanation: In these lines poetess tells that Casabianca was standing on the board of the ship which was on fire. He was standing alone while all others had left the ship. The flames of fire rising on all sides. These flames were shining over dead bodies of the soldiers killed in the battle.