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William Wordsworth Throughout the Romantic Period there were many excellent poets, but one is called the greatest. William Wordsworth was born in 1770 in the town of Cockermouth, England. Wordsworth was different than most children in the sense that he loved poetry. His unusual writing topics have made him one of the greatest romantic poets. Many of his poems are based on his life and beliefs. What Wordsworth is known for is writing about nature. He learned during his childhood to love nature and what it had to offer him ("Wordsworth,William" 1). William Wordsworth's types of writings were seen in many poems, but Lyrical Ballads and The Prelude were two of his main ones. During the Romantic Period, William Wordsworths types of writings were different than anyone else. In many of his poems, he writes about childhood events (Wordsworth, William 3). In other poems Wordsworth takes a more serious approach. In these poems his topic went from his childhood to the Industrial Revolution of England (U-X-L Biographies 3). What Wordsworth is most known for is nature. Wordsworth wrote many poems about his childhood and the Industrial Revolution, but a majority of them refer to Continue...


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Shortly after arriving England declares war on France. Simon Lee is so grateful that he cries to the man. The dream is about a man who is alone in the desert. At the end of the book, Wordsworth writes tributes to Coleridge and Dorothy, Wordsworth's sister (Twayne's British Authors 8 - 9). In book five Wordsworth remembers a dream a friend had told him. He mounts the donkey and it carries towards the masters home. He faints from fear of what he has done. Wordsworth describes how he went back to his old way of living before college. Book three of The Prelude is describing Wordsworth's first year at college. In this book Wordsworth is slowly learning about the quality of nature. In this book Wordsworth describes a hike that he and a friend took up a mountain. Wordsworth still did not care for college itself. In book eight Wordsworth describes how he came to love nature and mankind. Here he describes how he became a idolater of analytical reason.

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