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
Shortly after arrivingEngland declares war on France. Simon Lee is so grateful that he cries to the man. The dream isabout a man who is alone in the desert. At the end of the book, Wordsworthwrites 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 thedonkey and it carries towards the masters home. Hefaints from fear of what he has done. Wordsworth describes how he went back to his old way ofliving before college. Book three of The Prelude is describing Wordsworth's first year at college. In this bookWordsworth is slowly learning about the quality of nature. In this book Wordsworth describes ahike that he and a friend took up a mountain. Wordsworthstill did not care for college itself. In book eight Wordsworth describes how he came to love nature and mankind. Here he describeshow he became a idolater of analytical reason.