Analysis Of Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee By Emily Bronte

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Nature has long outlasted humanity; however, humanity holds the upper hand of power over the natural order. Emily Brontë’s native country of Great Britain, was nearing the end of its industrial reformation period in the year of 1846, the era saw many improvements such as urbanization and new technological developments as weaponry and productivity increased. Agriculture-for the first time in history-saw a decrease in its previous expansion as society began to rely less on nature for its supplies and looked to create them independently. Many women at the time looked for equality and recognition as they were welcomed into the public workforce and integrated out of the previous homestead. When she wrote the poem “Shall earth no more inspire thee,”Emily Brontë, used the
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Through human’s manufacturing developments, as they separate and begin to reject nature, they lose the comfort that nature once provided them with. As humanity’s materialism expands and mankind naïvely rejects and grows ever distant from nature, it loses and finds alternatives for the simplistic beauty of nature. Nature is the narrator and is calling for a reunion with mankind. Upon knowing the comfort that nature provides humanity with, nature attempts to remind man of the simplistic pleasures by calling out, “I know my sunshine pleases/Despite thy wayward will” (11,12). By addressing human’s relationship with nature as wayward and stubborn, Brontë creates a rude and dismissive image of man as he is stuck in his ways of only progressing forward,

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