Explain The Romantic Elements In The Daffodils By William Wordsworth

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The romantic elements in "The daffodils"
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William Wordsworth's "Daffodils" incorporates the ideas and aspects that are essential in poetry from the Romantic movement. Various peaceful images of nature, including a field of daffodils, possess human qualities in the poem. These natural images express Wordsworth's self-reflections, whether it be tranquil solitude at the beginning of the poem or excitement about being in the company of daffodils at the end. When I read the first few lines of “Daffodils” by William Wordsworth, I was immediately interested in finding out why he was feeling lonely and what was happening around him. While reading this poem I enjoyed how he described everything that was going
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Wordsworth invented a new style of poetry, in which nature and the diction of men expressed throughout the poems In 1798, Wordsworth had a poetry collection called, Lyrical Ballads, which helped the romantic era of English literature grow. Writers in this era were inspired by the structure and diction used to describe nature and the everyday life of a man. In the poem “Daffodils” the structure of the poem is very traditional using most of the structure elements of most poems, like the stanza, the lines, and the 8 syllables per line. The diction in this poem is very detailed and graceful, because of the way he describe things. For Example “They stretched in never-ending line, along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, tossing their heads in sprightly dance.” The way Wordsworth talks about the stars and how he saw them, is very easy to understand making it possible for readers to understand. If his diction was not so simple and clear he may have not had the audience he has …show more content…
I learned that this was a time where writers felt alone in the world and most of them were searching for the ideal kingdom or land. They felt as if there was a land where pure knowledge existed. This poem has a gloomy mood because the author is lonely. He feels he is special and has no one to understand him. He is waiting for the ideal kingdom or land to appear in his life as soon as possible. After learning all this I imagine the word “cloud” in the line “I wandered lonely as a cloud” means that he feels he is better than everything around him because clouds float above everything, but at the same time lonely because he has not found his kingdom or precious land. He’s tone goes through the whole poem and by the end, telling the reader that he found his kingdom or land since he describes how he feels satisfied after noticing his surroundings. “And then my heart with pleasure fills, And dances with the

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