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Comparing Wordsworth and Keats’ Romantic Poetry. Essay

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Comparing Wordsworth and Keats’ Romantic Poetry. Both Wordsworth and Keats are romantic Poets, they express ideas on nature and send us the message to respect it. They say we have to admire the beauty of nature in different ways. Wordsworh uses simpler language in his poems wether to express simple or complex ideas, by which we understand he aimed his poems to lower classes. Keats instead, uses much more complex language to describe and express his ideas, so we know he aimed his poems to the educated. During the romnatic period, poets would mainly send out the message to admire nature and see the beauty in it. We should fine joy in nature and nature should be our teacher. In the poem “composed upon Westminster Bridge”…show more content…
He also uses exaggeration to create a greater impact on the reader here as this is the first line of the poem. Keats and Wordworth personify in different ways from each other in the two sonnets. While Wordsworth is more positive and sees beauty in everything, Keats is more balanced ; as a result of this he makes the sea come alive with a more evil and angry character. Alternating moments in which the sea is calm and relaxed, and moments in which it seems evil and angry. Keats also makes us think that the moon has power on the sea as its the moon which makes the sea move; personification makes it seeem magical and powerful. Keats also mentions Hecete who is an evil character that witches used to pray to. Here we see his poems were difinitely aimed to a higher educated class, because a poor and uneducated person couldn’t’ve understood references to sea nymphs or Hecete. In “Daffodils” Wordsworth gives a romantic and sentimental tone all the way though. It is a happy poem and it gives out a positive message; to celebrate nature. Its tone is also personal and informal, which we know because Wordsworth uses often the word “I” as it to mean “me talking to you”. Comparing “daffodils” to “To Autumn” we see that in the second one Keats uses descriptive language and detail, and it’s all positive to emphasise the same message as Wordsworth; to
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