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Transcript of William Wordsworth
1798/1802 BASIC STUDIES Biography -Born in the Wordsworth house, Cockermouth, U.K.
-Died in Cumberland, U.K. (Pleurisy)
-1787 was when he showed off his work, publishing a sonnet in The European Magazine -A collection of Wordsworth's poems and Samuel Taylor Coleridge
-It was the start of English Romantic movement
-Changed English literature
- Most of it was written by Wordsworth
-Coleridge only did four poems in the collection
- Most famous poem from the collection was "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner".
-He than published a second Lyrical Ballad and published another edition in 1802 The world is too much with us; late and soon,
Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers;
Little we see in Nature that is ours;
We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon;
The winds that will be howling at all hours,
And are up-gathered now like sleeping flowers,
For this, for everything, we are out of tune;
It moves us not. -- Great God ! I'd rather be
A pagan suckled in a creed outworn;
So might I, standing on this pleasant lea,
Have glimpses that would make me less forlorn;
Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea;
Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. Born: April 7th 1770
Died: April 23rd 1850 -St John's College, Cambridge (1787)
-University of Cambridge
-Hawkshead Grammar School
-His grades were mediocre
-Received his BA in 1791 POETICS -Influenced from the spirit of the French Revolution
-Theme: Broke with tradition, seeking his subjects with small happenings of country and the talk of countrymen, children, feelings of humble and his feelings
-Language he wrote in was simple
-He represented poet of passive romanticism BREAK DOWN - What type of poem is it? How do you know
-What is the rhyming scheme?
- Opposites? Repetition?
- Image? Symbol?
-Poems in two volumes
-The Prelude NOTABLE WORKS “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.”
“The best portion of a good man's life: his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.”
"Nature never did betray, The heart that loved her.”