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The fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth books introduce the character of the Pastor and consist largely of the Pastor explaining the life stories of many of the townspeople who lie buried in the country-churchyard. Nature occupies in his poems independent status and is …

0000056296 00000 n E'p���BZJ��������z? William Wordsworth: The Excursion, 1814 8.5.4 f William Wordsworth (1770-1850), the foremost of the English Romantic poets, was clearly unhappy with the effects of industry, as is obvious in this poem. From the germ Of some poor hamlet, rapidly produced Opening with an apostrophe to Wordsworth as "Poet of Nature," "To Wordsworth"'s first quatrain conjures persistent themes of Wordsworth's earlier poetry, in particular his famous "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood," in which the poet mourns the loss of the sense of wonder and mystery he felt in his youth: "there hath passed away a glory from the earth." 0000002861 00000 n

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The Excursion: A Poem by William Wordsworth. In the final two books, all of the aforementioned characters travel to the Parsonage, are introduced to the family of the Pastor, and eventually part ways. 0000034618 00000 n First, it is philosophical in conception. 39 0 obj<>stream For contemporaries such as Mary Shelley, its dedication to the Tory peer Lord Lonsdale revealed that its author had become a “slave” to the governing classes. 0000002949 00000 n %PDF-1.4 %����

0000047207 00000 n The poem is arranged into nine books: "The Wanderer"; "The Solitary"; "Despondency"; "Despondency Corrected"; "The Pastor"; "The Churchyard Among the Mountains"; "The Churchyard Among the Mountains, continued"; "The Parsonage"; "Discourse of the Wanderer, &c.". startxref 0000065699 00000 n Daffodils Poem Summary Daffodils Poem About the Poet. 0000002827 00000 n 0000001653 00000 n The first and second books introduce the characters of the Wanderer and the Solitary, respectively. 0000001440 00000 n 0000082672 00000 n The Excursion: Being a portion of The Recluse, a poem is a long poem by Romantic poet William Wordsworth and was first published in 1814. 0000000016 00000 n endstream endobj 7 0 obj<> endobj 8 0 obj<> endobj 9 0 obj<>/ColorSpace<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC/ImageI]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 10 0 obj<> endobj 11 0 obj<> endobj 12 0 obj<> endobj 13 0 obj<> endobj 14 0 obj[/ICCBased 25 0 R] endobj 15 0 obj[/Indexed 14 0 R 255 26 0 R] endobj 16 0 obj[/Indexed 14 0 R 109 28 0 R] endobj 17 0 obj<>stream The Excursion was Wordsworth's first major publication since his 1807 Poems, in Two Volumes, and it marked a major shift in his political thinking.
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Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude is a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley, written from 10 September to 14 December in 1815 in Bishopsgate, London and first published in 1816.The poem was without a title when Shelley passed it along to his contemporary and friend, Thomas Love Peacock.The poem … ADVERTISEMENTS: William Wordsworth discovers in nature an uncommon power which can not only satisfy human beings but also can transform this earth into a homeland for fairies and other super natural agents.

THE EXCURSION Something must now be said of this poem, but chiefly, as has been done through the whole of these notes, with reference to my personal friends, and especially to her who has perseveringly taken them down from my dictation. The Tables Turned by William Wordsworth Summary. Like his friends Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey, Wordsworth had been a political radical in his youth, supporting the …
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