The Beauty Of The Landscape In Wordsworth's Composition Upon Westminster Bridge

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Register to read the introduction… The poem is a recollection of his travel on the Westminster Bridge in London on one early morning. Wordsworth seems to be drawn into the scenery for it is the early morning and all are still asleep and calm. While reading the poem his details and words can allow a reader to almost smell the morning mist and dew in the air. Wordsworth says, “Ne’er saw I, never felt, calm so deep!”(Anthology, pg 39) For him this scenery from the bridge was simple calmness which made him feel comfortable and safe. The scenery of the buildings and sleeping houses were just as fascinating and pure as trees in forestry. It’s as if Wordsworth is more overwhelmed and shocked by the beauty given off by landscape which is not just trees and hills. The way that everything was laid out from the houses to the to the buildings to the sun’s glow over it all just seemed to fit together perfectly as if the town being overlooked by Westminster Bridge was a completed puzzle. This view may not be the typical natural scene but it’s not …show more content…
The very first line is, “I wandered lonely as a cloud,” shows that Wordsworth associates his self being in connection to nature and all it’s beauty. This is further proven when he says, “when all at once I saw a crowd, a host, of golden daffodils;” Wordsworth is at peace when surrounded by nature and its beauty. By being so comfortable being lost in a crowd of daffodils reveals that he may not be so comfortable being in a crowd of people. Wordsworth may not be able to relate to people and the problems of everyday life, but he is able to relate to nature and all that surrounds it. The last stanza of the poem proves this even more as he recollects how important nature actually is to him. “For oft, when on my couch I lie in a vacant or in pensive mood, they flash upon that inward eye which is the bliss of solitude,” for Wordsworth the only thing keeping him sane is the beauty of nature itself. When he’s in those moments of time where things are rough and the pressure is on all he has to do to get back to reality is imagine the fields of dancing daffodils. As far as Wordsworth is concerned as long as there is the beauty of nature to look at, the amount of stress and problems people face shouldn’t even exist if all could just stop and appreciate nature the same way that he

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