Robert Frost And Wordsworth's Love Of Nature And Design

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Nature and its “Design” Robert Frost and William Wordsworth both had a unique love of nature and they wrote about it often in many forms of literature. “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” by Wordsworth, and “Design” by Frost, are both poems about nature. Nature is a very important part of the romantic period in poetry. Imagination is another big part of the romantic period and they are both in abundance of imagination. Both of these poems are written in the first person and could be the author speaking but that is not known for sure. It is said that Frost was greatly influenced by Wordsworth, and it can be seen in their love of nature in their poems. “Design” and “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” are both poems about nature but there are very different …show more content…
He was also a great influence on Frost’s writings. “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” is a very well-known poem. It is a very happy poem about daffodils, here we have nature again. While reading the poem the speaker shows us in words just what he is seeing, “A host, of golden daffodils;” With our imaginations we can see clearly the daffodils “fluttering and dancing in the breeze.” Every line in this poem represents a cherry picture, except the first line “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.” Even as the speaker is in a “pensive mood” he looks back to these daffodils to make himself feel better. This shows that those little moments of joy can take us a long way in …show more content…
They both talk about nature and almost always have a message hidden underneath all of the layers. “Design” is so dark and makes one think about life in general and is there a reason for what happens or is it just by chance? Another contemplation of Design is if there is a higher power why do so many bad things happen, did the “moth” do something bad or was he just in the wrong place at the wrong time. “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” is a poem that people can look back on when they are going through a bad experience and see the speaker looking at all the “daffodil’s” and know that life will be

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