Analysis Of Edgar Allan Poe's Alone By William Wordsworth

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In other words, poems are the emotions a poet has felt put on paper. Poetry contains their interpretation of strong feelings that are expressed artistically for everyone to see. I strongly agree with Wordsworth’s explanation of poetry because his notion is found many pieces of literature especially poems. His statement can be proven through Woodsworth’s history, and other poems such as Maya Angelou’s, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” and Edgar Allan Poe’s, “Alone.” William Wordsworth was an English Romantic poet who helped the start the Romantic Age movement in English literature. He lived from 1770 to 1850, throughout which he wrote poems and novels. The inspiration for his writing came primarily from the tragedies in his past. His mother …show more content…
Edgar Allan Poe is an American writer associated with the Romantic movement who predominantly wrote horors, detective fiction and mysteries. Like Wordsworth and Angelou, Poe also had a tainted childhood, both of his parents died before he was the age of three, leaving him a foster child. Even as an adult, he suffered, he became an alcoholic and suffered from depression which destroyed his rapidly growing career. Throughout his life, Poe had many demons that he tried to suppress. From this line, the reader may wonder if Poe felt as though the devil was always at his shoulder. His way of handling his problems was with drugs and alcohol. In his poem, “Alone,” Poe discusses being ostracized during his childhood. The basic theme of his poem is the universal feeling idea of loneliness. He felt a strong sense of alienation that has resulted from perceiving the world and its people in such a vastly different way than other people do. It seemed like he was different than all of his peers because “[his] passions from a different spring,” and might not have been accepted because of that. The meter of the poem creates the mood. At the beginning it causes the poem to seem like a narrative, but toward the end the meter creates suspense and the pent up emotions and then finally the release of those emotions. In this poem, Edgar Allan Poe’s powerful emotions from childhood is evident. His long contemplation of his childhood and his actions of putting his feelings in a stylistic poem coincides with the ideas of

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