Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Ode to Evening - William Collins
“Ode to Evening,” is one among the most enduring poems of William Collins. It is a beautiful poem of fifty-two lines, addressed to a goddess figure representing evening. This nymph, or maid, who personifies dusk, is chast...
The standard anthology view of Collins, one of the most important eighteenth century precursors of English Romanticism, is misleading. The three poems by which he is generally known, “Ode to Evening,” “How Sleep the Brave,” and “The Passions,” more adequately refl...
1 November 2011
Word Count 1,159
William Wordsworth was born April 7, 1770 in Cockermouth, Cumberland to John and Anne Wordsworth. He was the second of five children; his sister was the poet Dorothy Wordsworth. After his mother’s death in 1778, he was sent to Hawkshead Gramm...
This exploration we will be talking about William Wordsworth journey throw life and what tasks he over came. Wordsworth is a very
intelligent man who made a very good success in his life. He was on the earth from 1770 through until 1850. We are going to start talking about were it all started with...
"Composed upon Westminster Bridge"
In lines 1 through 8, which together compose a single sentence, the speaker describes what he sees as he stands on Westminster Bridge looking out at the city. He begins by saying that there is nothing "more fair" on Earth than the sight he sees, and that anyone wh...
The Romantic Poet William Wordsworth wrote "Ode on Intimations of Immortality" in the midst of the Romantic Period during the early 19th century. This was a time of new scientific thought, observing nature, and social reform.
This great poem gives expression to the human inst...
William Wordsworth: Michael
IF from the public way you turn your steps
Up the tumultuous brook of Greenhead Ghyll,
You will suppose that with an upright path
Your feet must struggle; in such bold ascent
The pastoral mountains front you, face to face.
But, courage! for around...
Moenia 14 (2008), 181-195. ISSN: 1137-2346.
A Perfect Poem?: History, Meaning and Influences in John Keats’s “To Autumn”
Yago RODRÍGUEZ YÁÑEZ
IES de Monterroso (Lugo)
ABSTRACT: This article seeks to consider different interpretations and meanings of Keats’s “To Autumn”, the last...
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About William Wordsworth and his great work “The Prelude”.
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Early life and education
Wordsworth was born in Cumberlandpart of the scenic region in northwest England called the Lake District. His sister was the poet and diarist Dorothy Wordsworth. With the death of his mother in 1778, his father sent him to Hawkshead Grammar School. In 1783 his father, who...
Romantic and Victorian Eras in British Literature
The Romantic Period, which included the years 1798-1832, was an era revolting against the 18th century literary style. The time period was filled with poets who dramatically poured their beliefs into their writings and poetry such as William Wordswo...
Michael Collins Death in Beal Na mBlath
With the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, a bitter Civil War erupted in Ireland between the Pro-Treaty and Anti-Treaty forces. As Commander-In-Chief of the Free State Army, on the 18th of August 1922, Michael Collins announced his intention to inspect the S...
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William Faulkner is a notable American twentieth-century writer. His works of fiction reveal the decline and deterioration of Southern society ("William Faulkner (1897-1962)." Short Story Criticism." 27). His unique inventive influence and emotional intensity classify him as one of America's most di...
Evening the Playing Field
America is a place that has bolstered itself with the identity of freedom, equality, and perseverance since the day it was founded in 1776. Nevertheless, America has seen these principles bend as inequality, suppression, and stubbornness have crept their...
Ode to the West Wind is a poem addressed to the west wind. It is personified both as a "Destroyer" and a "Preserver". It is seen as a great power of nature that destroys in order to create, that kills the unhealthy and the decaying to make way for the new and the fresh.
And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
And was the holy Lamb of God
On England's pleasant pastures seen?
And did the Countenance Divine
Shine forth upon our clouded hills?
And was Jerusalem builded here
Among these dark satanic mills?