Analysis Of Lines Written A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey By William Wordsworth

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Written in 1798, “Lines Written A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey” by William Wordsworth, explores the notion of the “weight” of the world being “lighten’d” through a connection with the self and the question of life (39). Wordsworth describes this connection as “sublime” and “blessed” to help reveal the understanding of what nature can do for the mind (40). However, Wordsworth uses overbearing words such as “burthen” that produce a mental climb for the reader as the harsh sounds and enjambment create a literary mountain within this blank verse poem (39). In focusing on the “burthen of the mystery” within the poem, the question of life itself becomes a fundemntal part of what Wordsworth means to demonstrate in the poem itself; Thus Wordsworth …show more content…
In connection to the questioning the “burthen of the mystery” with anaphoric phrasing of “in which” that repeats in lines 39-40 ulitmately emphases a affirmation of constant reptition that will occur if one continues to answer the complexities of life. In Breaking down the wording further the wording “in which” creates a metaphroci teaching style that while adds a reptitive nature for emphasiss never actually ends with a answer for the reader only another reptitive point that suggests no conclusion for their questioing woes (39-42). Wordsworth use of anaphora in this section also creates a physical delima for the reader, similar to the realitites that they may face as a barrier of sounds is …show more content…
The use “of the” creates a formality from within the text by adding a extra emphasis to the “mystery” of the world. The use of “The Burthen of mystery” in all adds a focused formaility that means to focus the readers attention of the themtic struggle “mystery” has within this particular section of the poem. The “mystery” while never solved in the poem is still an important part of Wordsworths conversation with the reader as he means to thematize it to first draw the reader in but then separate the reader from it by concluding the a simplified ending of being “lighten’d” from the mysteries of the world (39-42). While there is a corresponding line after “lighten’d” conclusion of this section, the semicolon placed absolves the complication of structure of the poem and also creates its own interpretive flow into the next section of conversation. The simple wording of “Lighten’d” in all, contradicts and also resolves the heavy wording and structure of the “burthen of Mystery” (41); This is done to create a fufilling understanding of what the passafe means to sya and also conclude. The conlusionin all being, that for one to be “blessed” one must be “lighten’d” from the hardships of questioning an “unitelligible world”

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