Analysis Of Lines Composed A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey

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A Recollection of Nature’s Beauty
(An analysis of 3 messages from Wordsworth’s “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey”) A constant struggle for many throughout life is learning to appreciate the small and simple things that we take for granted. Blessings are poured out upon us, but we rarely take time to reflect and feel thankful for what we have been given. It is a constant battle to feel gratitude. Not only should we be thankful, but we should also appreciate the wonders of the world that surround us constantly; Nature is something that we cannot ever understand completely, but can come to love and accept as something that gives us comfort and serenity. William Wordsworth was a famous romantic poet who appreciated these ideas of natural beauty and how incredibly breathtaking it can be. He addresses how each of us can get very much caught up in the world. In his great poem, “The World Is Too Much With Us”, he states “little we see in nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!” (Wordsworth 3-4). He uses this theme of needed to stray for the world to experience real beauty in many of his other pieces of literature. In Wordsworth’s famous romantic poem, “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey”, he discusses themes of man and the natural world, the past versus the future, and awe and amazement. The idea of man and the natural world may be one of, if not the most important one in Wordsworth’s, “Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern
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