A Critical Analysis Of William Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey

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‘Tintern Abbey’ is a poem written by William Wordsworth. It was composed in 1798 and published in the same as Lyrical Ballads. It was composed on his second visit to the banks of the river Wye. His sister Dorothy was with him on his tour of Wye valley. The poem was composed as that were travelling from Tintern to Bristol. The poem was written down only when the poet reached Bristol. It is Tintern Abbey that we see for the first time Wordsworth as a true worshipper of nature. It shows his romantic passion for nature and in which he gives us highly emotional descriptions of the effects of the outer works upon his own inner self. The poet revisits the Wye after a lapse of five years and the old pictures revives in his mind. He looks forward to …show more content…
It is the poem of self disclosure. The poem is about the dissociation of sensibility from thoughts as their reintegration. Having had abandon his childhood intuitions for the sake of thought and having had abandon thought when he would recover an emotional response to nature, the poet has now managed to bind his days together, to see his childhood intuitions the origin of moral ideas and to find both in unified response to external sense.
Wordsworth poem’s Tintern Abbey, establish the importance of the presence of his sister Dorothy while on the second visit to the place on the river Wye. Dorothy plays the major role in the poet’s life as close friend, supporter as his vocation as writer, editor and secretary, almost his all in all. Her special presence in poet’s life is solidified through her role as a silent listener and observer. When he looks at his sister, he is reminded of his youth. With her he could derive the former pleasure as nature as he had enjoyed in his youth since she also enjoyed the beauties as Nature in same manner. The poet sees his own youth in his sister. When Dorothy still takes more delight in its physical beauty, Wordsworth’s love for nature has now became intensely spiritual. He fears in Dorothy what he most fears in himself: lost of youth and memory. So he makes himself an

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