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    vivid picture through the speaker in the poem “I wandered lonely as a cloud”. The speaker is lonely and is wandering in a world that is bare and high over the hills and valleys. He all over a sudden comes across golden daffodils that blow his mind away through what he describes as the best that he has ever seen in his life. The daffodils are life like and the dance moves and cohesion with different parts of Mother Nature only makes them more beautiful in his eyes. The dance moves by the daffodils are better than the waves at the sea and he can only contemplate the view and excitement when he goes back home and mesmerizes on the different aspects of nature he witnessed. The…

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    Fusco 1Daffodils (I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud)By William Wordsworth1 I wandered lonely as a cloud2 That floats on high o'er vales and hills,3 When all at once I saw a crowd,4 A host, of golden daffodils;5 Beside the lake, beneath the trees,6 Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.7 Continuous as the stars that shine8 And twinkle on the milky way,9 They stretched in never-ending line10 Along the margin of a bay:11 Ten thousand saw I at a glance,12 Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.13 The…

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    The poems “Fog” by Carl Sandburg and “I wandered lonely as a cloud” by William Wordsworth share both similarities and differences. One similarity that both poems share are symbols. In Sandburg’s poem, the title “Fog” is a symbol within itself. The title hovers over the poem just like fog does in nature. That cat mentioned at the beginning of the poem symbolizes how the fog approaches “on little cat feet” and then sits on “silent haunches” before “mov[ing] on” (Sandburg 899). The fog moves in the…

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    The power of nature; nature’s role in the Romantic’s works Throughout William Wordsworth’s poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” and Lord Byron’s work “Darkness” both human nature and the natural are explored separately and in their cohesion. “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” mainly focuses on the blissful side of nature and the impact it had on the narrator in the moment and during the present when in reflection. However, Lord Byron’s “Darkness” illustrates the cold and brutal side of nature, how…

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    create their very own worlds, vastly different though each of these worlds may be. However, “Kubla Khan,” “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” and “An Essay on Man” all possess one underlying similarity; they reflect their respective authors’…

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    Romanticism was a literary and artistic movement that began at the end of the 18th century and according to René Wellek, English poets of the time were part of a coherent group, with the same view of poetry and mind. By discussing Wordsworth's poem I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud and Charlotte Smith's Written at the Close of Spring, this essays demonstrates how in fact two great poets of the Romantic period had different points of view regarding nature as a main theme, their personal mindsets and…

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    During the romantic era, There were poets like William Wordsworth and Percy Bysshe Shelley, who used their lives as inspiration.William Wordsworth is considered the father of modern romantic literature. While Shelley paid a tribute to William Wordsworth, however it was more of a look where you are now. Both poets used themes, symbols, and characterization to get their thoughts across. “To Wordsworth” was written by Shelly and “I wandered lonely as a cloud” by Wordsworth. To begin, there are…

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    I WONDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD I wondered lonely as a cloud is a poem composed by William Wordsworth who was born on 7 April 1770 in Cumbria. He attended Hawkshead Grammar School, where he began to write poetry but none was published until 1793. He married Mary Hutchinson, a childhood friend, and they had five children together. Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge collaborated on Lyrical Ballad, published in 1798. William Wordsworth died at Rydal Mount on April 23, 1850, leaving his wife to…

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    Wordsworth writes, “Which is bliss of solitude; and my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils,” (I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, William Wordsworth). Wordsworth creates a tone of sadness but shifts it to a more joyful atmosphere, but as he does he uses author’s diction to draw the reader in, because of this he starts the stanza off with loneliness to a blissful ending from the memory of the flower encounter. Unlike Muir, Wordsworth had rhythm and syntax throughout his poem; he…

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    The poem starts off on a melancholic tone; the opening sentence being ‘I wondered lonely as a cloud’. Instantly readers get the mental image of the lonely romantic, outside the rest of humanity as a cloud floats above the landscape. The tone of the poem shifts dramatically once Wordsworth comes across the daffodils. The daffodils bring him an overwhelming joy, and this remains the dominant mood of the poem. “A poet could not but be gay, In such a jocund company”. Wordsworth is saying one cannot…

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