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I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud, By William Wordsworth

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I can recall that day when I stumbled across William’s beatific poem. The sky was painted with the richest and brightest of colors behind boughs of trees and lifeless houses. The air felt cordial, yearning for your embrace. After I read the poem I could feel myself unraveling. I consider myself as a great lover of nature and being out in the wilderness has gave me a new moral dimension in life. I am my best version out in nature therefore I have grew very fond of this poem. ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud is one of the most loved and influential poems of William Wordsworth. It had been Inspired by Dorothoy’s(his sister) diary extract which chronicles their peaceful promenading along a river near Grasmere, where they encountered a colony of radiant daffodils. The sight was so glorious which later on inspirited William to compile his recollection of one of his most precious memories. The poem immediately establishes of a dream-like state which is apparent by the use of the similie ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’. The noun ‘cloud’ is a airy and free-flowing notion that has connotations of seclusion that gives an impression to the readers that he is currently detached from the real world; unconcerned with its troubles. In addition, by the use of the personal pronoun ‘I’ gives greater emotion and depth to his language but simultaneously highlighting the inherent unity between men and nature (that was a prominent theme in William’s poems). However, in contrary the pronoun ‘I’
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