Essay about William Wordsworth and Nature

880 Words Jul 22nd, 2008 4 Pages
Wordsworth’s Connection to Nature William Wordsworth is one of the famous authors from the Romantic era. Romanticism was an era which began to change during the French Revolution and continued through the Industrial Revolution. This genre of writing was different from previous genres. Romanticism followed little of the rules and authors were free to write as they felt. Most literature from this period was based on love, fascinations, obsessions, myths, and nature. A majority of Wordsworth’s literature expressed his obsession with nature. Three poems in which express this obsession is “Composition upon Westminster Bridge,” My heart leaps up when I behold,” and the most popular, “I wandered lonely as a Cloud.” In Wordsworth’s poem …show more content…
When he’s in those moments of time where things are rough and the pressure is on all he has to do to get back to reality is imagine the fields of dancing daffodils. As far as Wordsworth is concerned as long as there is the beauty of nature to look at, the amount of stress and problems people face shouldn’t even exist if all could just stop and appreciate nature the same way that he does. Wordsworth was a powerful poet during the Romantic era of literature. Almost all of his poetry was focused around nature in form or another. Nature was an outlet for Wordsworth to describe his feelings and emotions. Human relationships were not something he seemed to have connected with so well, but his relationship with nature allowed for him to connect and understand social issues in life. Nature was also a place for Wordsworth to recollect on his past memories and enjoy them time and time again. He was able to enjoy himself even if he was alone and lost in the beauty of nature; nothing mattered because he was connected. The connection to his childhood through nature was important to Wordsworth because it allowed him to stay young even though he was getting

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