Rejecting nature -since early ages.

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Rejecting nature -since early ages. Good evening, welcome to the progress of poetry. Following from last weeks program ‘the eternal songs- of William Blake- tonight’s show Wordsworth’s mind on nature will interpret how: William Wordsworth represented the cultural assumptions, attitudes and ideas, through two of his most beautiful pieces daffodils and the world is too much with us, within the romantic era. The Romantics believed that the centre of change was through the ‘common man’; as to begin, begin – the Romantic revolution unfolded. The Romantic revolution began in the early 17th century and was unveiled by the idealists who began freethinking; otherwise known as the romantic poets. Through filling their paper with the…show more content…
Some of Wordworths’ most endearing work related to letting nature be your teacher as he preached that nature provides the ultimate good influences of the human mind. Written in the early 1800’s ‘the world is too much with us’ by William Wordsworth shows the separation between man and nature. The title clearly indicates how the world is too overwhelming for mankind to appreciate. As man has become distressed by, time ‘late and soon’. Wordsworth is troubled as this is leading to the separation of man and nature ‘little we see in nature that is ours’. As Wordsworth angrily says that even when the sea bares her bosom to the moon and the winds howl, humanity is out of tune. The personification of the land represents the world almost as an individual itself to demonstrate how the industrialization of the world was manipulating the human mind: we have given our hearts away. Wordsworth states even a pagan would live a happier life through nature expressing that paganism may be an technique of escapism for him as it may harvest glimpses that would make me less forlorn. The enticing poetic techniques Wordsworth used throughout this Petrarchan sonnet (divided into two parts, an octave (the first eight lines of the poem) and a sestet (the final six lines) assists Wordsworth in socially outlying the separation of man and nature within his time. Daffodils, written in 1807 – preludes the distinct relationship yet again between man and nature. As the
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