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    How London is Portrayed in Composed upon Westminster Bridge and London William Wordsworth's poem, "Composed upon Westminster Bridge" written in 1904 looks at the positive side of London city and it natural Beauty. Whereas William Blake wrote the poem, "London" in 1794, the poem is negative towards authority and politics. The theme of the two poems is the city of London and how different people preserve it. "All bright and glittering in the smokeless air" (line 8) is a romantic view

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    Comparing A London fete and Composed Upon Westminster Bridge A London fete and composed upon Westminster Bridge. I am going to be comparing two poems in this essay the first poem is London fete which was written by a man called Coventry Patmore this poem is about a hanging that took place and about the effect it had on other people who watched. The second poem is composed upon Westminster bridge by William words worth which is about a man who is standing on a bridge describing the view he sees

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    The two poems ‘Composed upon Westminster Bridge’ by William Wordsworth and ‘London’ by William Blake’s both show sharp contrasting views about the city of London. Wordsworth sees the beauty in London whilst Blake only sees the ugliness. It is through these different perspectives of London that both poets present their ideas of nature, darkness and suffering. In ‘London’, Blake portrays a gloomy perspective of London, whereas in ‘Composed upon Westminster Bridge’ Wordsworth’s tone is bright and

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    Compare London by William Blake and Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3rd 1802 by William Wordsworth. As a part of my coursework for GCSE English, I will be comparing two poems written about London in nineteenth century. The two poems I have chosen to write about are: 'London' by William Blake and 'Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3rd 1802' by William Wordsworth. Both poems give their own, different accounts of London at around the same period. One is written with a

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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

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    Comparison between William Blake and William Wordsworth’s Views of London William Blake grew up in the slums of London and this is shown in his poem, he wrote his poem in the slums and back alleys of London as he never had very much money. He describes London as being “charter’d”, this gives us the impression that everything has rules and boundaries in London, and that there is no mystery to be discovered. Also chartered means on a map, almost as if it is owned, by the king perhaps. The line

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    Comparing the Poets' Use of Language To Present Their View of London in Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by Wordsworth and London by Blake London was, is and undoubtedly always will be, a city of enormous interest and controversy, especially for those employed in the field of writing. The two poems, 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge', 1802, by William Wordsworth and 'London', 1794, by William Blake, demonstrate this through their opposing views. The intention of both William

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    “My City” and “Famous” Comparison The poem titled “My City”, and the song “Famous”, are both works that have a similar topic to one another. Both express a reflective tone, and make the reader think back on their life to what they want to remember or be remembered for. The overall ideas of the poem and song go together well, and both do a fantastic job of expressing these ideas. While they are both written with much thought and precision, there are differences that can be found. These differences

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    Chicago and My City This is ‘A tale of two cities’. Both Chicago and Manhattan are described in the poems as interesting cities, but each description embraces everything the city has to offer, shows love for his city, and shows life in his city. The author of “Chicago”, Carl Sandburg, is an American poet whose career brought him international acclaim. The author of “My City”, James Weldon Johnson, is an African American poet who is not as well known. Both poems were written in the early 1900’s. “My

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    The location in both ‘The Glasgow Sonnet No.1’written by Edwin Morgan and ‘The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket’ written by Yasunari Kawabata, is very different. In ‘The Glasgow Sonnet No. 1’, Morgan conveys to us the location of Glasgow which is desolate and poverty-stricken. Whereas, in ‘The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket’, Kawabata describes in detail, the colourful, bright location which surrounds him. ‘The Glasgow Sonnet No. 1’ is a poem written in third person. Morgan uses a Petrarch style;

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