Wordsworth And She Walks In Beauty Analysis

1200 Words 5 Pages
"Compare representations of woman in Byron's" she walks in beauty" and Wordsworth's "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways"

Most critics agree that six main poets represent the Romantic-era, among which is William Wordsworth and William Blake. They were the oldest pioneering figures who were leading the literary movement. The younger pioneering figures of poets include Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats. During the early nineteenth century, Lord Byron was a so popular poet who had a distinguishing style in writing his poems that were mainly connected to the concept of Romanticism in this era; consequently, he was a prominent romantic poet whose poetry was striking miscellaneous themes. I really believe that
…show more content…
And all that is best of dark and bright. Meet in her aspect and her eyes. The body is not the only sign of beauty, but also there is the soul of her as well. In the initial four lines of the poem “She Walks in Beauty” the speaker, who is a man, keeps an eye on the woman. To depict the woman’s beauty, the speaker has determined to use the image of the weather in order to support his argument about the beauty of appearance and soul of the woman. The poet creates a fabulous universe where he can place the woman; moreover, he uses the nature as a reflection of her beauty, “which waves in every raven tress, Or softly lightens o'er her face”. The poet sometimes uses metaphors to show the bright images of his attitude toward woman. Lord Byron's “She Walks in Beauty” respects the natural innocence that women …show more content…
The poet always illustrates the unique feeling of the invisible emotions. The secret of vague love to Lucy was the feeling that she is alone in a remote part in the country. Her beauty was innocent, her simplicity and purity were the powerful motive for love. Lucy was described as the nature, once she lost her life, the nature was lost. Thus, the typical relation between Lucy and nature gives the reader an idea about how pure she is. The use of different words from nature such as spring and spring of Dove has already given the character of Lucy a great deal of purity and innocence. Put differently, Wordsworth tries to show the unique features of Lucy by using wonderful metaphors to demonstrate the great nature of his beloved and the unnoticed characteristics of her, Beside the springs of Dove, A Maid whom there were none to praise. Wordsworth insists on using these miscellaneous metaphors to support our understanding of love toward Lucy. The feeling of Wordsworth is arisen from the sad disappearance of Lucy’s death, which has passively affected the poet and left him sad and frustrated. When Lucy ceased to be; But she is in her grave, and, oh, the difference to

Related Documents