Short Note On William Wordsworth

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William Wordsworth The late years of the 1700’s and throughout the 1800’s a writer, who transformed English Poetry into what it is now and whose poetry could “console the afflicted, bring healing into our lives, and peace into our souls”, was created. William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770 in Cockermouth, Cumberland England, also called, the Lake District. Wordsworth had three brothers and one sister. At only seven years old, his mother died, and at thirteen years old, his father died. He then was sent to Hawkshead school in a village in the Lake District, separated from his siblings. He earned a superb education in mathematics, literature, and classics. In 1787, he moved on to the college, Cambridge, where he received his bachelor’s degree. While on a walking tour in France in 1790, Wordsworth met Annette Vallon and fell in love with her. He had his first daughter, Caroline, with Annette. In 1795, after nine years, he was reunited with his dearest sister, Dorothy. They moved, in 1797, to Dorset, England. While living here, a friendship between Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge was born. The two friends, “together wantoned in wild Poesy” (Britannica). In 1799, Wordsworth returned to his hometown, the Lake District, with his sister. They lived with Mary Hutchinson, schoolmate and longtime friend, for the rest of the year. Wordsworth and Hutchinson ended up in a love affair and married in 1802. During the period of 1803 through 1810, they had five children together. In
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