A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey Analysis

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The romantic movement is focused on natural beauty and the emotional response to nature. William Wordsworth show parallel ideas to the romantic era in “Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey”. Within the poem Wordsworth captures the natural essence of the abbey. Using imagery and romantic perception Wordsworth portrays the speakers initial reaction to the nature at abbey, and the change of coming back to the abbey five years later. As a child the speaker did not truly recognize the beauty to nature. Returning to the abbey, he has matured and has a deeper connection to nature. Wordsworth’s style the poem in blank verse that creates the flow of the poem to progress in the speaker’s change in mood. The portrayal of nature communicates the emotions of joy and bittersweetness through imagery and diction. The poem encompass the romantic movement from his experience at the abbey.…show more content…
As the poem progresses, there are indents that indicate a new stanza and the focus shifts or topics. The blank verse enables Wordsworth to easily alter topics to describe his emotions, past memories, and the impact of nature. The poem is Wordsworth encounter of a location that he has not been to in awhile and the nature is a "tranquil" environment. The Wordsworth acknowledges how he has change from the last time he was there. As a child, he saw nature consist of waterfalls, mountains, trees, and sky. Now he sees nature as something more, nature is beauty and there is more beneath the surface. The author interweaves the human sense to depict the deeper meaning of nature, “again I hear/These waters, rolling from their mountain-springs/With a soft inland murmur.” The quote uses the sense of hearing with the diction “hear” and “murmur” to describe the speaker’s first hand experience of being at the abbey. “murmur” describes the water
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