Wordsworth's Romanticism

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William Wordsworth uses romanticism style of writing to express his sorrow between nature and inhumane society. William Wordsworth’s main primary type of poem is a “Romanticism” (European Graduate School EGS). In William Wordsworth’s short poem “The world is too much with us” (Wordsworth) simply describes the title itself and may be a reasonably straightforward poem. However, do not already presume that there is a lack of a strong meaning and a strong understanding of this straightforward poem. By way of to understanding the meaning of William Wordsworth’s poem “The world is too much with us” (Wordsworth) is greatly identical to the literal reading. From critical analysis and explicating, it is pretty obvious that the poem uncovers the profundity …show more content…
To prove his message on today’s society the author says “Getting and spending, we lay waste to our powers” (Wordsworth) and “We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon” (Wordsworth) From these two quotes, Wordsworth explains that there are so many things in this world but that will never be enough for the human race because they seem to always want more than they can expect; so as in result, selfishness, takes control over and they forget about the meaning of their lives and the hearts they carry. “For this, for everything, we are out of tune.” (Wordsworth) Wordsworth is explaining that all people are confused and the greedy feeling have taken their lives to a place where it is too late to gain back, thus they have fail to reach perfect balance with nature because to them shopping will always be the best thing in life; they forget to appreciate nature. Wordsworth does not understanding the meaning of the world he is living in and that he is rage with the way people act. If only he was born a “Pagan” (Wordsworth), living a world where he could explore nature. For this, He would have never criticize people’s lives and would make his life better off seeing “Proteus rising from the sea” (Wordsworth) and to “hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn.” …show more content…
Humanity does not understand the meaning of appreciation for what they are already own. They lack the ability to take part in nature, they only appreciate possessions, by controlling things that could be kept forever; eventually, those will be vanished as well when they are no longer exist. Nature is sacred, therefore, no money in this world could ever be enough to purchase it “Little we see in nature that is ours.” (Wordsworth). Since nature has no cost in price, it is free for everyone to, why would anyone want the same things that everyone has. This society is all about competition rather than respecting the nature “It moves us out” (Wordsworth). It is an upsetting world Wordsworth is living in, “We are out of tune” (Wordsworth) why is it so? Because people prefer manmade products, they have no further understanding of the definition of nature for what it really is. And this is the point Wordsworth is trying to explain, during his time of industrial revolution, factories become the main source of living and making money; even though they are hurting the

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