Wordsworth associated the colour of richness: Gold; to his common flower. Daffodilsor I Wandered L onely as a C loud is a poem known for its exceptional simplicity, yet re-fineness of its thoughts. His poems were famous mostly because of who he was. There was here and there a little knot and a few stragglers a few yards higher up but they were so few as not to disturb the simplicity and unity and life of that one busy highway — We rested again and again. Written by I heard a thousand blended notes,While in a grove I sate reclined,In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughtsBring sad thoughts to the mind.
One morn we stroll'd on our dry walk, Our quiet house all full in view, And held such intermitted talk As we are wont to do. For the Romantics, nature and its beauty were the ultimate wealth and because it was in abundance, he could take away just a little bit of it though he kept watching them. They come across a field full of daffodils. David's Day', Gillian Clarke actually refers to Wordsworth's poem within her own. Although she projects her own emotions onto the daffodils in her valorization of their community, Dorothy does not make their significance depend on the central presence of the observer, as if the unity and beauty of the daffodils existed already before she arrived. William Wordsworth uses literary devices such as personification, similes, and the impressions nature makes on him to show the importance of the relationship that man should have… 1942 Words 8 Pages William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770 in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England. With some uncertain notice, as might seem Of vagrant dwellers in the houseless woods, Or of some Hermit's cave, where by his fire The Hermit sits alone.
Once again I see These hedgerows, hardly hedgerows, little lines Of sportive wood run wild; these pastoral farms, Green to the very door; and wreaths of smoke Sent up, in silence, from among the trees! Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, Tossing their heads in sprightly dance. There is no use of materialistic examples. And from the blessed power that rolls About, below, above; We'll frame the measure of our souls, They shall be tuned to love. I wan -dered lon- ely as a cloud. How does the poem make the writer feel? Continuous as the stars that shine and twinkle on the Milky Way, They stretched in never-ending line along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, tossing their heads in sprightly dance.
He was sent to St. For three stanzas, the speaker describes a kind of utopia, where peace and joy abound. In stanza 2, he compares Daffodils with a galaxy of stars. These daffodils were beside a lake under trees. This is a lonesome place for one like you. Image: © The British Library Board, Wikimedia Commons, public domain. The sounding cataract Haunted me like a passion; the tall rock, The mountain, and the deep and gloomy wood, Their colors and their forms, were then to me An appetite; a feeling and a love, That had no need of a remoter charm, By thought supplied, not any interest Unborrowed from the eye.
Written by I There was a roaring in the wind all night; The rain came heavily and fell in floods; But now the sun is rising calm and bright; The birds are singing in the distant woods; Over his own sweet voice the Stock-dove broods; The Jay makes answer as the Magpie chatters; And all the air is filled with pleasant noise of waters. Emotions recollected in tranquillity are the distinguishing factor which differentiates Wordsworth from other poets. There were waves on the surface of the lake, but these waves of water were no match for the waves of daffodils rippling in the breeze. Their memory then becomes the source of joy in his solitude. It was first published in 1807 and revised in 1815. His heart is then filled with pleasure and dances with the daffodils.
This portrays the effect the dazzling daffodils had on the speaker. And also having someone who brings you joy and throw looneliness out the window. In the last line, the poet personifies the flowers by saying that they were fluttering like birds or butterflies and dancing like human beings. The ultimate source of joy for the Romantics was the nature and its appreciation. Commentary This simple poem, one of the loveliest and most famous in the Wordsworth canon, revisits the familiar subjects of nature and memory, this time with a particularly simple spare, musical eloquence. Till thirty were not left alive They dwindled, dwindled, one by one, And I may say that many a time I wished they all were gone: They dwindled one by one away; For me it was a woeful day. The poem was published in 1807.
My thoughts on former pleasures ran; I thought of Kilve's delightful shore, My pleasant home, when Spring began, A long, long year before. A little lamb, and then its mother! He imagines it as an anchor, or a cross. The poet has compared himself to a floating cloud passing over hills … and valleys. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, Tossing their heads in sprightly dance. Dorothy had been a great sister to Wordsworth and also Wordsworth got married in the same year 1802 his second marriage.
In this essay, I will be discussing… 2054 Words 9 Pages Daffodils by William Wordsworth and Miracle on St. So he was gazing constantly at the flowers and enjoying their beauty. Throughout the poem, rhyme and rhythm help it to flow smoothly, giving the readers a continued sense of utopian peace. Wordsworth himself wrote ahead to soften the thoughts of , hoping his friend would push for a softer approach. Their spirits are in heaven! How did the poet conclude the poem.