He looked upon it as a healing force. He saw the primrose tufts. Mildred was Jewish, so she learned more about her religion and Passover, and Yvette was Catholic, so she was preparing for her First Communion and Confirmation. The connection with nature in this poem is very apparent. The poet looks at the birds jumping from one branch to another. The thought of early spring brings new life and harmony to the mind of the reader. The budding twigs spread out their fan,To catch the breezy air;And I must think, do all I can,That there was pleasure there.
To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran; And much it grieved my heart to think What man has made of man. He and his company of Overturners enjoyed making fools of the newcomers for no reason. Just as the speaker describes plants, flowers, and birds enjoying life, this should apply to man. The poet is overwhelmed with happiness. In 1793 are published his first two collections with poetry An Evening Walk and Descriptive Sketches. Wordsworth attended Hawkshead Grammar School where his passion for poetry was recognized.
It reiterates the interconnectedness of mankind and Nature, demonstrating what people do has a huge effect on the natural world. To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran; And much it grieved my heart to think What man has made of man. The poet strongly believed that every flower enjoyed the air it breathed. In these moments of his life Wordsworth was concerned about social problems and the development of civilization men were carrying out. The second quatrain moves briefly away from Nature to reminisce on the misery that other humans have caused each other since time immemorial. This is especially evident in the question posed in the last stanza.
Lines Written in Early Spring by William Wordswort A word about the poet. I heard a thousand blended notes, While in a grove I sate reclined, In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad thoughts to the mind. Through primrose tufts, in that green bower, E The periwinkle trailed its wreaths; F And 'tis my faith that every flower E Enjoys the air it breathes. Image top : , Wikimedia Commons,. The poet William Wordsworth, enjoys nature and romanticises this poem,he describes the beauty of nature during spring. At the time of writing, the French Revolution was raging through France, a cultural shock which was to provide the British literary society with enough fodder to last them for years — and Wordsworth was no exception to the rule.
Throughout Lines Written in Early Spring, Wordsworth does his best to create the idea of a living, breathing world that is only a fraction removed from humanity. This is the way nature is, and nature, in being the work of God, is like this for a reason. Wordsworth has a renowned reputation as the poet of nature. We have more great Larkin poems. A vision of Wordsworth sitting in a open field, observing the flowers budding and bunnies hopping around comes to the reader's mind.
Image: Portrait of William Wordsworth by Benjamin Haydon, 1842; via. The poet's lament about man's destruction of his world,holds good,even to this day. He was in pleasant and meditative mood. It was a chosen resort of mine. In 1802, they published this volume again, this time with a preface written by William Wordsworth himself, wherein he attempted to explain the reasoning for writing his poetry. The poet clearly sees the benign hand of Heaven behind all these tender and beautiful creations of Nature.
After leaving Hawkshead, Wordsworth studied in Cambridge and at the end of his education he commenced a walking Tour of France, an experience that without doubt influenced his poetry. Mildred and Yvette had different religious beliefs. 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. This poem also reflects on Wordsworth appreciation and love for nature, as he sees it as a force rather than just a thing. He tells about its dynamic development when he describes how the periwinkle trains its branches through the grass. In Wordsworth's poems we can notice that there are strong relationships between man and nature. The war between France and England divided his feelings because he wanted to stay loyal to his country but in his inner self he thought England was fighting liberty.
His best poem in my opinion is Composed upon Westminster Bridge, and I do kind of like the Daffodils poem. In the third and fourth verses we can see a personification again, when flowers are endowed with particular human abilities such breathing and enjoying. . Every movement of the birds, big or small, seems energetic and filled with joy. The speaker seems to feel that it is his responsibility to think about the mistakes of humanity.
The speaker of the poem, at twenty years of age, reflects that he has seen twenty springs come and go, and will probably only see fifty more. He wishes that the newly emerging leaves spend their lives on the tree with happiness. In this poem Wordsworth describes a bittersweet moment. This lends to its musicality when read aloud, thus falling in place with ballads. He thought that the English poetry had to be based rather on feelings than intellect and style. There is a beauty and sorrow to everything mentioned in the poem. In one poem the author is perfectly fine with connecting a stranger with nature while in the other poem the author himself is having difficulty to make a connection with nature.
If this belief from heaven be sent, If such be Nature's holy plan, Have I not reason to lament What man has made of man? His works are characterized by his credo of reflecting a great admiration towards Nature. It's reminders are seen in the world,even to this day. In the poem the poet compares the state of mankind with the state of nature. This poem is a good representation of its time period because it gives insight into how many people neglected nature, and furthermore,. The budding twigs spread out their fan, To catch the breezy air; And I must think, do all I can, That there was pleasure there. He feels that humanity is losing its connection to nature, and especially its virtues and morality. The more joy he saw in Nature the more it grieved his heart to think what man had made of man.