William Wordsworth Poetry Analysis

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Throughout History there are periods of time marked by movements. These movements are created by conflict and change. One specific movement during the nineteenth century is the Romantic period. This period came around after revolutions across the globe. A new movement called for new writing ideologies and styles. The romantic period brought on a focus of nature, religion, and the poet as an individual. Authors were now relating poetry to all people, including commoners. One poet during this time period who stands out is William Wordsworth. Wordsworth defines the Romantic period, because he uses his experiences, memories, and love for nature to write his works. William Wordsworth, born in 1770, grew up learning early about struggle and heartbreak. These experiences can often be read in his many poems. Through his childhood he had one constant that kept him going, nature. Wordsworth always took the time to appreciate the nature around him. You see his passion for nature in all of his works. Even when he seemed to be struggling in life, there was always a door waiting to be opened. For example, after…show more content…
This piece is composed of his memories during a tour and how he reflects upon his time in Tintern Abbey. His intentions with this work is to show his memories. Towards the middle of the work are the lines “While here I stand, not only with the sense / Of present pleasure, but with pleasing thoughts” in which the reader sees he is reminiscing (Wordsworth 63-64). Wordsworth uses vivid imagery as he captures his memories in great detail. For example, he writes that “Among the woods and copses lose themselves, / Nor, with their green and simple hue, disturb / The wild green landscape” (Wordsworth 13-15). These lines show how carefully Wordsworth pays attention to detail in nature. He writes down to the detail of the hues he
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