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Transcript of William Wordsworth
Where he lived
How he was inspired
How William Wordsworth was successful
By Giorgia King, Miguel Marcal and Daniel Campbell
picture of Wordsworth at a young age
There is a change--and I am poor;
Your love hath been, nor long ago,
A fountain at my fond heart's door,
Whose only business was to flow;
And flow it did; not taking heed
Of its own bounty, or my need.
What happy moments did I count!
Blest was I then all bliss above!
Now, for that consecrated fount
Of murmuring, sparkling, living love,
What have I? Shall I dare to tell?
A comfortless and hidden well.
A well of love--it may be deep--
I trust it is,--and never dry:
What matter? If the waters sleep
In silence and obscurity.
--Such change, and at the very door
Of my fond heart, hath made me poor.
William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770 in England. When he was eight years old, his mother died and he went to Hawkshead Grammar School. While he was there, his father died leaving him and his four siblings. He then went to John's College and in his final semester he went on a walking tour of Europe through the French Revolution. He then met Samuel Taylor Coleridge and together they wrote "Lyrical Ballards" which was the most influential piece in Western history. William then died on April 23, 1850.
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Mother died when he was 8
Daughter, Dora died
Father died leaving him with 4 siblings
His children, Cathrine and John died
William had a degree from Cambridge.
Created "Lyrical Ballards" which is one of the most influential poems in Western literature.
Wordsworth's poem "The Prelude" marked the birth of a new genre of poetry.
William Wordsworth was
born on April 7th, 1770
As a child he loved hiking
his father's occupation was
a rent collector for lord Lonsdale, and a law agent
His mother died when he
was eight years old and his father when in grammar
In 1792 Wordsworth met a philosopher name John Stewart and was very moved and influenced by him
William Wordsworth was known for his way of romance and how he put it in to his writing. he was one of the well known romantic poets
William Wordsworth was a man of nature. he loved the outdoors and was inspired by the environment around him