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    William Wordsworth was an English poet that was famous for his romantic poems. William was the launcher of the romantic age of English literature. He was born on April 7, 1770. He joined Hawkshead grammar school in Cambridge. Around 1790 he went through France and Switzerland, after one year, he went back to France again. William character is a bit difficult and complicated. He was self-centered and hard. He preferred solitary to social life as all writers and poets. William has a unique point of view. He always said “ every great poet is a teacher”. He always believed in his poems and he had the firmest faith in their influence. Every line in his poetries cares about every little detail of the landscape, but that was not only the most…

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    William Wordsworth was a man that was true to nature, with the revolving changes in the new world he still came back to what was true. In most of Wordsworth poems, nature is the main and predominant theme throughout. Nature seems to have the most general effect on the mind of us humans, and of the mind of Wordsworth himself. Every little thing that makes up nature from the regular trees to the mountains and even to the small lady bugs, all lead us to some form of enthusiasm for these things. "In…

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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…

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    In this poem, William Wordsworth expresses the beauty he sees in nature and shows the love he has for his daughter. In the octave, the writer describes the evening as he walks along a shoreline. To him, the evening is a time of calmness, allowing one to delve into their own spirituality, an opportunity to become closer to God. His mention of a nun automatically signifies purity and religiosity, leading to divinity. He is awed by the magnitude of nature, hence the praise. The descriptions are…

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    William Wordsworth was a prolific writer and nature lover. As the bulk of his poetry is concerned he has four periods; the early period, the period of gloom, the glorious decade, and the period of decline. Wordsworth poetic life began in the early period. The poems of the Gloom period marks the poet’s tortured state of mind. His state of mind was clearly reflected in the remarkable poem, Guilt and Sorrow. It reveals the story of cruel wrongs suffered by an innocent woman as a result of war.…

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    The works of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge are so often paired together, due to the similar themes which they both convey, they are often known as the lake poets. These poets love to reflect their works off of their own personal reflections. Themes such as imagination, serenity, beauty and memory all are included to give these poems a realistic attitude which makes it easier for the reader to connect and understand the circumstances. The role of memory plays an important and…

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    the eleventh book of Paradise Lost. We were much impressed, and also melted into tears” (Hertz 122). Words from the journal of one Williams Wordsworth’s closest friend, his sister Dorothy; this detail could explain Wordsworth’s admiration of John Milton and why in a time of frustration he would appeal to the spirit of Milton to “return to us again”. In his sonnet London, 1802 Wordsworth calls to his poetic forefather Milton and in his characteristically eloquent manner advocates his…

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    The Sacrifice for Progress In “The World Is Too Much with Us” by William Wordsworth, Wordsworth writes to show how far humanity has drifted from the natural world. Wordsworth wrote this poem during his later years in 1804. Well aware of the fact that he could not see nature in the same youthful light he previously had (Odell and Beers 561), this piece was very much a rebellion. A rebellion against his own aging, modern society, and his opponents who accused him of being an enemy of progress.…

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    As a romantic poet, William Wordsworth tempers with the idea of childhood, just as many romantic poets focus on children and their innocence. In his poems “We Are Seven” and “Lucy Grey” also known as “Solitude,” Wordsworth offers his readers the vantage point of viewing children in a new light. Wordsworth suggests reciprocal learning occurs between adults and children. Specifically in these two poems, children epitomize conventional discourses that need to be challenged in life. In “We Are…

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    In the sonnet “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge” written by William Wordsworth and “The Planners” written by Boey Kim Cheng, the poets show their attitude towards the world and nature through the co-existence of man and nature as well as the loss and extinction of nature, both which help effectively convey the poets’ ideas. "Composed upon Westminster Bridge, written in iambic pentameter with ten syllables per line. The rhyme scheme of the poem is ABBA ABBA CDC DCD. The poem begins with a…

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