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  • How London is Portrayed in Composed upon Westminster Bridge and London

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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

  • Comparing A London fete and Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

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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

  • Composed Upon Westminster Bridge By William Wordsworth And London

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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

  • Essay on Compare London and Composed upon Westminster Bridge

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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

  • 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

  • Comparing Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth and London by William Blake

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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

  • Comparing the Poets' Use of Language To Present Their View of London in Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by Wordsworth and London by Blake

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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

  • Compare and Contrast Wordsworth¬°¬ØS Poem ¬°¬ÆComposed Upon Westminster Bridge¬°¬Ø with ¬°¬ÆGod¬°¬ØS Grandeur¬°¬Ø

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    ¡®Composed Upon Westminster Bridge¡¯ and ¡®God¡¯s Grandeur¡¯ are both traditional poems written in the romantic era which looks upon changes that need to happen and looks away from those to the places which haven¡¯t been affected by the misery of the world. ¡®Composed Upon Westminster Bridge¡¯ is a typical romantic sonnet expressing Wordsworth¡¯s love for the beauty and amazement of London. This is in much contrast to ¡®God¡¯s Grandeur¡¯ in which Hopkins expresses his feelings towards the beauty

  • Analysis Of William Wordsworth 's ' The Crisp Blank '

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    Wordsworth was an artist when it came to poetry. His words even today haunt many, especially from his masterpiece “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge September 3, 1802.” The poem, though not one of his most well-known pieces offers a refreshing look at the world through its timeless theme and its inspiring language creating a unique and innovational sonnet. "Composed Upon Westminster Bridge September 3, 1802" is not like every other Romantic Era poem. This poem is known as a Petrarchan sonnet and as

  • London by William Blake and Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth

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    London by William Blake and Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth This essay aims to compare and contrast the differences and similarities between the two poems 'London' and 'Upon Westminster Bridge'. They both create powerful, contrasting images but are both similar in the use of language and exaggeration. The first poem to be commented upon is 'London' by William Blake, written a couple of decades before the second poem written by William Wordsworth. William

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