The Importance Of Nature In William Wordsworth

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The writers treated nature like it was almost a religion, they worshipped it. They spoke about nature in the most positive way possible. Nature was very informative to the writers, they say it taught them life lessons. To William Wordsworth nature was his one only teacher. The majority of the writers prefer nature over anything artificial or industrial. They explain that nature proves to be overpowering and is seen to be greater than anything artificial. Nature is a visionary for the writers and gives them inspiration for composing their poems and views. In the writer’s eyes nature shows someone with imagination to make reality and the world a better place.
William Blake is a firm believer in nature. His idea of nature was to be isolated from the world and away from its problems. Nature to him was the beauty of the natural world with no human interruption. Nature gave Blake the ability to
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He was outraged by it as children now had meant so much to him after his vision, it led to him writing ‘Songs of Experience’ where children had no redemption. “Selfish! Vain! / Eternal bane! / That free Love with bondage bound” (‘Earth’s Answer’, P. 913, Line 23- 5). This quotation displays Blake’s anger towards the people of the city treating children as slaves and that the powerful force of nature is losing to society. It also suggests the children’s freedom has been taken away from them – “bondage bound”. Furthermore, in the ‘Songs of Experience’, Blake shows a different side to the children and nature. He shows that the industrial revolution had consumed them. They had become corrupt and lost their imagination and inspiration. “They clothed me in the clothes of death / And taught me to sing the notes of woe” (P.914 Lines 7-8). This shows that children and therefore nature has been completely consumed by the industrial

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