Ode Of Man And Nature By William Wordsworth And Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Briana Patel Humn 211 Professor Wallausser November 4, 2014 Ode to Man and Nature Romanticism was a movement in the arts that flourished in Europe and America throughout much of the 19th century from the period of the French revolution in 1789. The writers of the Romantic era admired nature and celebrated the divinity of creation. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge were the two great poets of the Romantic period and it was the effort that they put together that created some of the greatest works romantic in poetry during the nineteenth century. Through their experience with nature, I think Wordsworth and Coleridge happen to have similar views and connections with nature, they both appreciate its beauty just as much. Both Coleridge and Wordsworth agree that only by nature you can have a better understanding of yourself and humanity. Wordsworth found nature to be very peaceful and he embraced and appreciated nature very much. For Wordsworth, nature was the only place where one could truly experience the deep, powerful emotions from which life emerged. In "Tintern Abbey" he says, "Nature never did betray / the heart that loved her" (139). In other words, he 's saying Nature is beautiful, and whoever respects nature and tries to preserve it will only get good from it. Wordsworth is continuously inspired by nature and most of his writing is based on his views and experiences in nature. He studied the simple things in nature from the highest mountain to the
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