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  • Compare And Contrast Black And Wordsworth

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    London is the capital if England. With the changes of history and times, and the vicissitudes of the world, this old-line and beautiful city has formed the humanistic spirit with national characteristics. After reading the two Williams’ works, I couldn’t hold back my curiosity about the differences in their poems. Although Black and Wordsworth are all important representatives of romantic poets, their writing styles and points of view vary so much. How could London vary so much in two productions

  • London 1802 Summary

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    Similar in theme to Wordsworth’s “London, 1802” is Percy Shelley’s poem “England in 1819”. Looking at Shelley’s poem in terms of historical context and nostalgia allows the political sonnet to be read as a piece of restorative nostalgia for the targeted reading audience of this works time period. This sonnet is written in iambic pentameter however the rhyme scheme of this sonnet differs from the scheme of a traditional English sonnet. The rhyme scheme within this poem follows ABABAB,CDCD,CCDD. Connecting

  • London 1802 Annotations

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    “London, 1802” dramatizes the conflict between how England is now, and how it used to be. The speaker expresses concern for England’s present state when they say,” Milton! Thou should’st be living at this hour: / England hath need of thee” (1-2). This shows that the speaker feels sympathy for England’s current condition. The speaker then on to say that the cause of England’s current condition are its citizens; the speaker describes England’s citizens as “selfish men” (6) who need “manners, virtue

  • London 1802 Analysis

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    London, 1802 I wake up and think I am in our old house in the countryside. The sun is streaming through the window from rolling, green hills outside, and I can smell my mother’s cooking wafting through the house. Soon the day will begin, a long day, of weaving cloth. This is not true, but it is how it used to be. When the machines came, we could no longer keep up with the demands for cloth. We were forced to move to the city and work in a factory, where we tend machines all day long until the

  • Time Person Of The Year For 1802

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    The Time Person of the Year for 1802 needs to be someone caring, brave, and resilient and Martha Custis Washington fits that description perfectly. When I say Martha Washington I bet most of you are thinking of her as George Washington’s wife or the first lady but there is much more to her than just that. She has many different aspects that would make her perfect for the job of 1802’s woman of the year. The first reason Marha should be Person of the Year is she was very caring. When George was fighting

  • Compare And Contrast London 1802 And Douglass

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    at first glance turn out to be more similar after a second look. This is the case for the poems London, 1802 by William Wordsworth, and Douglass by Paul Laurence Dunbar. The major differences in these poems combine with the similarities to show the timeless need for revolutionary authors. When reading these poems, several differences are obvious immediately. London, 1802 was written in 1802, while Douglass was written about one-hundred years later. This time difference is important because it shows

  • "London 1802" vs "Douglass" Essay

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    English Lit and Comp, 2 26 October 2012 “London 1802” vs. “Douglass” FRQ Throughout the centuries, there have been an infinite amount of literary works written by a sea of authors that write a variety of genres. All of these works are precious in their own way, and even if their theme is similar to that of another, the author always ads a bit of his/her own flare in order to make said literary creation unique in some way. William Wordsworth’s “London 1802” and Paul Laurence Dunbar’s “Douglass”, although

  • Definition Of Romanticism In London 1802 By William Wordsworth

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    In this essay I will discuss “London 1802” by William Wordsworth in terms of romanticism. Firstly, a brief background of the romantic era will be discussed, then the term romanticism will be defined followed by its characteristics. Next, the term theme will be defined and the two main themes of the poem will be discussed in terms of romanticism and its characteristics. Then metaphor and simile will both be defined and discussed in terms of the poem and to how it forms part of romanticism and the

  • Analysis Of Toussaint L ' Ouverture 's 1802 Speech

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    etorical Analysis of Toussaint L 'Ouverture 's 1802 Speech According to Blackpast.org, the Haitian Revolution was the largest and most successful slave rebellion in the Western Hemisphere, which not only ended slavery, but also French control over the colony in a 12 year span. Toussaint L’Ouverture, a Haitian leader, uses different tactics in order to addresses his men in a speech given before entering battle. L 'Ouverture uses syntax, tone shifts, and imagery in order to convey to his troops

  • Comparison and contrast between Blake and Wordsworth's views on London with poems "London" and "London, 1802" respectively.

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    criticized the changing ways of life and idealized the pre-industrial revolution era. London was the haven to this revolution, and the hell to all poetry. William Wordsworth and William Blake both denounced London's new environment with their poems "London, 1802" and "London" respectively. Both authors were against this transformation of the city because it destroyed all beauty and happiness, both of which they were very fond of. But, their writings went about different ways of showing their feelings of dissent