Wordsworth And John Muir Analysis

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Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein says, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Essayist John Muir and Poet William Wordsworth both had one thing in common; they saw the beauty of nature and the correlation it had with life and they rejoiced in it. While John Muir revealed his strong, spiritual relationship with nature. On the other hand, William Wordsworth’s colorless and tedious outlook on the world is enlivened by nature in his poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” He enlivened his outlook on the world and saw the beauty nature brought to it. Both authors use imagery and personification to vividly illustrate a picture of the natural beauty they were surrounded by and how they rejoiced in…show more content…
For example, he also says, “It seemed the most spiritual of all the flower people I had ever met.” He found himself at one of his lowest points in this excursion and once he saw Calypso Borealis, He didn’t see this flower as just another part of nature but also a part of him. In the same way, Poet William Wordsworth uses imagery and personification to disclose his relationship with nature; He says, “I wandered lonely as a cloud that floats on high o’er vales and hills, when all at once I saw a crowd, a host, of golden daffodils; beside the lake, beneath the trees, fluttering and dancing in the breeze.” In this part of the poem Wordsworth uses imagery with a bit of personification to describe his vast transition from being lost in the world and without purpose to finding purpose by rejoicing in the small blessings of the world like being surrounded by dancing daffodils. Poet William Wordsworth also says, “Ten thousand I saw at a glance, tossing their heads in a sprightly dance. the waves beside them danced; but they outdid the sparkling
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