William Wordsworth 's ' The World Is Too Much With Us ``

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I invited William Wordsworth due to his literary works and the influence that he held on literal romanticism. This, he did with published works such as the prelude that was considered by many to be the crowning achievement of English romanticism. Romanticism was a movement that started as a counter to the Industrial Revolution as can be seen in the works of Wordsworth. For example in the poem “The World is too much with Us”, he states that humanity is losing touch with nature and all it encompasses. He states that man has sold his soul since his soul cannot be appeased by beautiful things such as “the howling of the wind” and “the sea that bares her bosom to the moon”. He claims that man has become self-consumed with seeking out material possessions, a characteristic of the industrial revolution. I invited Samuel Taylor Coleridge due to his close relationship with William Wordsworth. The two even published some works together. They came together later on in their lives to form a very close friendship due to their profession and love for literal works.
I invited John Keats since he too was an author who
CREATE A LITERARY DINNER PARTY3 contributed to English romanticism during the times in the late 18th to early 19th century. I invited him to the literary dinner party since I thought that he along with Coleridge and Wordsworth would have a lot to talk about. Victor Hugo, on the other hand, I invited along since I am a great admirer of his published works. Some of his famous…
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