There was almost nothing left for the children's education. His poetry had subjects that deal with cum her land beggars, shepherds, leech-gathers and even ideals. His poetry was perhaps a reflection of his own ideas. He had not sought her; neither was he intellectually aware of her presence. These were the scenes and their influences that shaped Wordsworth as a poet separated from his beloved sister Dorothy who devoted the life to William since their mother's death and cold- shouldered by his money minded Kinsfold he found in the nature the love that was denied him at home and learned at an early age to feel 'the self suffering power of solitude'.
It was his special characteristic to concern himself, not with the strange and remote aspects of the earth, and sky, but Nature in her ordinary, familiar, everyday moods. Even Wordsmith was one among them once. Wordsworth's stay in the west country brought him within the orbit of the poet Samual Taylor Coleridge' Who was then living in Bristol The two men first men in the late summer of 1795, and their acquaintance soon repeated into the friendship, Coleridge had already read Wordsworths early verse and recognised its promise. The Poet Of Nature- William Wordsworth William Wordsworth William Wordsworth was born in 18 th century England. He was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads 1798. It was the intention of the poet to make the prelude part of a vast philosophical work entitled The Recluse, but it was never completed.
As a poet of Nature, Wordsmith stands supreme. It also shows the melancholic nature of life. Though he refused the title initially considering his age, he later accepted it after being assured by Prime Minister Robert Peel. Willam's grandfather had moved from their original in Yorkshire to the Lake District. In 1843, he was made poet laureate. In 1839 he received an honorary degree from Oxford University and received a civil pension of £300 a year from the government.
Many of the stereotypes that we have about poets and poetry originated in this period in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Three points in his creed of Nature may be noted: a He conceived of Nature as a living Personality. So the poet has to make an imaginative selection in orders to use them in poetry. He is ever spiritualising the moods of nature and winning from them moral consolation. This is where he picked up a keen interest in French politics and the values of the French revolution. I shall begin by analysing the poems and looking for three similarities and differences, which will make me decide my final conclusion. He also became very close to his sister, Dorothy, who would later become a poet in her own right.
Over time, the public reaction to Lyrical Ballads changed and critics began to take a closer look at its moral and philosophical puzzles. He writes of the waves as they come in to shore and as one crashes another one follows. Wordsworth gives nature to things that are not nature and life to things that are not alive. On the other hand, the Romantics saw nature as the antithesis of inherited and institutionalized practices of thought, self-alienated ways of making sense and assigning values and priorities. Poets in their writing usually use two devices to relate to nature: personification and analogy. He believes that nature nurtures a man and helps him grow but too soon the same man becomes ignorant and finds himself too engrossed in the materialistic world.
The Lake District Period Wordsworth and Dorothy returned to the Lake District on December 21, 1799. The green linnet and some philosophical poems such as ode the intimation of immortality, resolution and independence, Ode to duty and the sonnets dedicated to National Independence and liberty. He lived not in smoky, crowded London but in the rugged beauty of England's. This is what Wordsworth does so wonderfully, considered everything a part of nature and conveys this to the reader. Refer closely to the language used in the poems , Consider the emotion, language and the situation in each poem During his life William Wordsworth wrote some brilliant poetry which is now famous throughout the civilised world. Her plight was a result of the effects which these above mentioned events which were taking place in Britain had on her rural family life. Wordsmith believed that we can learn more of man and of moral evil and good from Nature than from all the philosophies.
Nonetheless, this legendary celebrity is best remembered for 1798 Lyrical Ballads, a joint publication with Samuel Taylor Coleridge. In this he was somewhat Influenced by Rousseau. Even as a young man, the admiration for nature which would later characterise his most famous pieces is clearly represented in his poetry. He and his four siblings were taken onboard by a succession of relatives, but the situation did not dim his passion for the natural world. In 1787, he entered St. He himself had caught a vision of that life and felt it and it transformed the whole of existence for him. In 1813, he relocated again to Ambelside, where he struggled to recapture the essence and energy of his previous work.
Thus, it can influence and mould the mina of man in the proper way. The poem is regarded as the consecrated formerly of Wordsworth creed. The preface explains the intention of authors Wordsworth and Coleridge, and more importantly, it includes Wordsworth's personal opinion of the definition and criteria of poetry and of what a poet should be. Cambridge Period: Wordsworth went to St. He was born in Lake District, a region in North West England, known for its beautiful lakes, mountains and forests. The reader is able to view the waves following each other and rolling one after the other. A year later in 1843, he became the Poet Laureate.
Wordsworth changed the style of English poetry. Wordsworth masterpiece is his long autobiographical poem, The Prelude. Here, in the depth of the country and in the society of his sister, he recovered his habit of tranquit meditation and recollection, as well as that deep power of joy, that alone enabled him to see into the life of things. His autobiographical poem, The Prelude, was posthumously published in 1850. He was buried at St. But he is not interested in mere Nature description. In 1813, he was named as a distributor of stamps and moved his family to a new home in the Lake District.