Compare the 'Spectator' essays with any others with which you are familiar.
The translation of 'The Iliad': Compare with corresponding passages in the original or in the translation of Lang, Leaf, and Myers
How does it compare with Pope's poems in artistry and power?
It would be especially interesting to compare Burke's style carefully with Gibbon's and Johnson's.
Compare or contrast his feeling for Nature and his treatment of Nature in his poetry with that of Wordsworth, Coleridge, Scott, or Byron.
Compare with Carlyle in temperament, ideas, and usefulness.
Students might compare and contrast the poetry of these three men, either on the basis of points suggested in the text or otherwise.