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Comparing Romanticism In Dorothy And William Wordsworth's Poetry

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Romanticism was an artistic movement that invaded most of Europe countries, USA North and South, but did not invade France until the eighteenth century; the peak of this movement was in mid-of the eighteenth century. It was a reaction caused by the industrial revolution. It was a mutiny against the aristocratic social and political standards of the age of enlightenment and a reaction against the rational rationalization. In our part “Romanticism” was provided by a specific space, and we chose to concentrate on a single but very essential aspect of romanticism, it affirms upon the powers and terrors of the core of imaginative life. Not anyone who was living in this period could be considered as having a romantic life, and no one had given approval to live that way, some referring to it as dangerously self-indulgent. William Wordsworth was born in…show more content…
Dorothy seems to be less in solitarily in her experience unlike her brother Wordsworth, her consideration of what happened and who was with her were more personal than Wordsworth. William’s poems help the reader to interfere and connect with his emotions, whereas Dorothy uses longer and more complicated phrases. There are a lot of comparison between Dorothy and William writings. "I wandered lonely as a Cloud" has a simple form that fits its simple and folksy theme and language. It has four stanzas with six lines each, for 24 lines. The rhyme scheme is very easy: ABABCC. The last two lines of each stanza rhyme are similar to the sonnets of Shakespeare, so each stanza feels separated and self-sufficient. Moreover, it has a given name, which is a "rhyming couplet." There are not any oblique rhymes to trick you. Here is the first stanza with the rhyme scheme labeled: I wandered lonely as a Cloud
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