Crossing Essay Topics

Lord Alfred Tennyson’s Crossing the Bar

Lord Alfred Tennyson’s Crossing the Bar is an allegory of death, imagined as a journey on an infinite sea. The speaker in the poem, who is the author himself, muses on the call that urges him to “cross the bar”. The whole work is therefore constructed on this principal metaphor, the crossing of the sand… View Article

Crossing the borders

This year has seen the art world lose some of its most valuable proponents, from both East and West. The deaths of acclaimed Egyptian director Yousif Shaheen, the renowned Emirati stage legend Mohammed al Janahi, and on the other side of the hemisphere, the consecutive deaths of musician Isaac Hayes and comedian Bernie Mac, have… View Article