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I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud By John Muir Analysis

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In John Muir’s essay “The Calypso Borealis” he shows his love for flowers when he said “it seems so wonderful that so frail and lovely a plant has much power over human hearts.” William Wordsworth also shows his love towards nature when he wrote his poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” he shows the joy he finds in nature when he said “ten thousand saw I at a glance, tossing their heads in a sprightly dance.” Both John Muir and William Wordsworth find happiness and joy in nature, but express it in different way. Muir and Wordsworth had to go through the worst to discover the beauty of nature. Throughout both John Muir and William Wordsworth exciting adventure, they experienced two totally different aspects with nature. In the first place, Muir ran into some of the toughest obstacles, it was not until the end that he realized it was all worth it. Muir described the flower as “the rarest…show more content…
Through some of his toughest times he was out there seeking adventure. “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.” Before Wordsworth saw the field of daffodils he was lonely and depressed. But with the beauty of nature it helped to transform his mood for the better. “For oft, when on my couch I lie in vacant or in pensive mood, they flash upon my inward eye.” “And then my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils.” Furthermore, When Wordsworth is alone lying on his sofa, a feeling of bored and sadness rush over him. But when the daffodils come to his mind he is able to imagine his adventure with them, and that brings him joy and happiness. Both Wordsworth and Muir show their love for nature by writing about their adventure. Through their journey they discovered how the beauty of nature really does impact one’s life for the better. How does the beauty of nature impact
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