I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud By William Wordsworth Essay

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In the poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, written by William Wordsworth, a well-known English Romantic poet, the author experiences a memory that changes his day and reminds him to appreciate nature and all that’s around him. Romanticism literature focuses on the importance and beauty of nature which is demonstrated in this text. In this poem he stresses this importance and the fact that most people have lost sight and have lost their touch with it. Wordsworth speaks and describes a feeling of loneliness or a lost state of emotion until a mere thought of nature arrives and changes this feeling. “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” provides a clear visual of how reminiscing on a memory can change a broad range of things; including a mood, a day, or any entire way of seeing things. Wordsworth does this by using imagery, rhetorical devices, and figurative language in each stanza to experience the emotions he is trying to get across, and to realize what he did within the poem. Wordsworth is effective in getting his point across to his audience and explaining the true meaning of nature and the beauty surrounding it. The audience is anyone who is interested in reading the piece, however; especially for those who have yet to find the true beauty in nature. The author assumes that the audience is lost, lonely, and looking for something meaningful, as he was before his realization, before they have seen the poem. The author assumes the audience is feeling this emotion of loneliness…

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