Prometheus

Prometheus

Published July 1816, Lord George Gordon Byron uses the character Prometheus to create a poem that becomes a model for rebellion. In the early 19th century, the Promethean figure became a central theme/ideal in English literature. Lord Byron wrote in the revolutionary spirit of the times and using Prometheus as a symbol of protest against religion, morality, limitations to human endeavors, prejudice, and the abuse of power.

Lord Byron (George Gordon)
Poetry Foundation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

Read this assignment in Actively Learn