Eulogy For The Maytred Children

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The setting both influence the characters and reflects the author’s own context. William Wordsworth, which actively expresses his disregard for formal studies during the period of industrialization, is one of such authors. In addition, values of the Romantic Era, such as the appreciation and majesty of nature are prevalent in the poem “The Table Turned” written in 1798. In this piece, he depicts a preferably older speaker to teach a studious young boy that nature is of greater value than academia. This urgent need for change is also evident in Martin Luther Kings inspiring speech “Eulogy for the Maytred Children” delivered at the funeral of four innocent children on September 15, 1963. Through messages of patriotism and communion, he addresses

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