Wordsworth's Relationship Between Nature And Nature

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Britto (2012) writes that Wordsworth, through the poem, “Tintern Abbey”, has shown a way to establish a better world and a better life, and has taught how a close relationship with Nature could be created in order to give birth to a peaceful and harmonious life in the world. This is perceptible in the words of Geoffrey H. Hartman (1964) who claims that “Wordsworth’s poetry looks back in order to look forward the better”. Thus, the poem, “Tintern Abbey”, is a typical ecocritical work, which strives to promote a relationship between Nature and human being. It also indirectly advises every reader to look back and see how human beings have behaved towards Nature in the past, and what the consequences of their anthropocentric attitude towards Nature are. It also insists on the need to take proper measures to establish harmony with Nature. In this article the writer points out that the love of nature leads Wordsworth to the love of man, which can be observed in many of his poems. Becker(2004) gives the example of Wordsworth’s ode “Intimations of immortality from recollections of early childhood “in which Wordsworth holds that a divine spiritual principle prevails equally in nature and the human being, A principle upon which both are founded and to which the soul of the child is still directly connected. This spiritual principle is not identical to reason, which can only be attributed to the human mind and not to nature. According to Wordsworth, each individual removes himself
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