William Wordsworth Analysis

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William Wordsworth brings out the recollections of his experience and closeness with nature and heavenly immortality as he is placed in London at the time of writing this ode, titled "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood." According to Wordsworth, all children come from heaven and go back to heaven after spending some time here on earth. Based on this thought process, he proceeds in the ode with the diction used by a child. "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood" is about childhood, but it does not completely focus on childhood or what was lost from childhood. It places an emphasis on how an adult develops from a child and how being absorbed in nature allows one a deeper connection…show more content…
Wordsworth 's magnum opus is usually considered to be "The Prelude", a semiautobiographical poem of his early years which was revised and expanded a number of times. It was posthumously titled and published, before which it was generally known as "the poem to Coleridge". Wordsworth was Britain 's Poet Laureate from 1843 until his death in 1850. Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood, also known as Ode, Immortality Ode or Great Ode is a poem by William Wordsworth, completed in 1804 and published in "Poems, in Two Volumes" (1807). The poem was completed in two parts, with the first four stanzas written among a series of poems composed in 1802 about childhood. TREATMENT OF NATURE: William Wordsworth is known to be a nature poet. His writings revolve around the beauty of nature and bring out the joy and plenteousness of delight experienced by a small and innocent child. According to him, a small child is in close contact with heaven as well as immortality since he descends from above and enters the earth as a…show more content…
They are sent into this earth for a brief period which is considered to be a time of sleep or forgetfulness. As soon as a new-born child starts moving around, it has the tendency to spread happiness and joy around. The child has a clear vision of the world of immortality since he/she has come into the Earth recently. As soon as the child starts to grow older, the vision of heaven becomes hazy and is like a dream in the sleep of life. When the youth and adulthood dawns on the child, he/she is able to see heaven in
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