In the last stanza, Wordsworth seems to be relating this to and experience from his own life. I marvel how Nature could ever find space For so many strange contrasts in one human face: There's thought and no thought, and there's paleness and bloom And bustle and sluggishness, pleasure and gloom. This suggest that it is the spirit of Lucy that is alive and can still be seen. This picture from nature may seem to depart, Yet the Man would at once run away with your heart; And I for five centuries right gladly would be Such an odd such a kind happy creature as he. Very ill when he reached home, he died 30 December.
As Distributor of Stamps, Wordsworth should not have engaged in electioneering, but his two addresses back the local nobility in no uncertain terms. Copyrighted poems are the property of the copyright holders. Posted on 2016-08-15 by a guest. His works of poetry are filled with themes of death. Catherine had died the previous June, a few months before her fourth birthday. The poet in Wordsworth was beginning to dominate the democrat, and the poet found a political philosophy based on power, violence, and reason anathema. As he himself later noted, Wordsworth's undergraduate career was not distinguished by particular brilliance.
Stanza 3 You yet may spy the fawn at play, The hare upon the green; But the sweet face of Lucy Gray Will never more be seen. She has been all night in the storm. I marvel how Nature could ever find space For so many strange contrasts in one human face: There's thought and no thought, and there's paleness and bloom And bustle and sluggishness, pleasure and gloom. Wordsworth seems to have been attempting to work out and justify his changing political and social ideas—ideas that had begun to develop intuitively during the process of poetic composition. Stanza 2-3 The speaker then begins to describe a young girl with whom he is speaking. Chandler, Wordsworth's Second Nature: A Study of the Poetry and Politics Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984. Stanza 15 —Yet some maintain that to this day She is a living child; That you may see sweet Lucy Gray Upon the lonesome wild.
I agree with him because, I think the more time we spend thinking about where we come from and what is the main purpose of us on this planet, the more the underlying reasons are discovered. He describes the ups and the downs, the full and the empty. This from may seem to depart, Yet the Man at once run away with your heart; And I for five right would be Such an odd such a kind creature as he. He also lost his father when he was thirteen. The sheer number of poems which mention her reveal that he was forever thinking about her, or those whom she represents.
In September 1798 the Wordsworths set off for Germany with Coleridge, returning separately, after some disagreements, in May 1799. The little girl on the other hand had hope for an after-life and found joy in their memories. When he marvel s how nature could ever find space for all the contrasts, he is thinking of the obvious dynamic variety in humans that is less obvious in nature. When he suffered loss as an adult, however, he no longer had the same childlike faith and his grief overcame him. There's indifference, alike when he fails or succeeds, And attention full ten times as much as there needs; Pride where there's no envy, there's so much of joy; And mildness, and spirit both forward and coy. Addressed to a young Lady, from the Lakes of the North of England London: Printed for J. Stanza 13 And then an open field they crossed: The marks were still the same; They tracked them on, nor ever lost; And to the bridge they came.
She is not likely to have survived. So pretty much, Wordsworth wrote this for the woman so she could realize she has made the wrong choice. Wordsworth suffered the loss of his own son and daughter, and those deaths seem to forever haunt him. The second edition—that of 1800—included an extended preface by Wordsworth, explaining his reasons for choosing to write as he had and setting out a personal poetics that has remained influential and controversial to the present day. But there is also part of yang in yin and part of yin in yang.
There's indifference, alike when he fails or succeeds, And attention full ten times as much as there needs; Pride where there's no envy, there's so much of joy; And mildness, and spirit both forward and coy. During 1798 Wordsworth also worked on a piece of prose setting out his evolving ideas on justice and morality. The lines use amphibrachs except at the end, where there is the iamb. There's freedom, and sometimes a diffident stare Of shame scarcely seeming to know that she's there, There's virtue, the title it surely may claim, Yet wants heaven knows what to be worthy the name. When there is strength, but it is left unused or used correctly, it can be just as bad as when it is over used.
When he died in 1850 he had for some years been venerated as a sage, his most ardent detractors glossing over the radical origins of his poetics and politics. This poem is talking about the opposite of anything in the world. There is also there is also part of the opposite thing based on the William understanding about the world and nature. The capital letter in Nature is probably courtesy since the poem is about nature and how grand it is. Stanza 14 They followed from the snowy bank Those footmarks, one by one, Into the middle of the plank; And further there were none! She then reaffirms that two are laid in the ground under the tree in the church-yard. The juxtaposition of the speaker and the child suggests that the child, in fact, possesses the greater wisdom.
During his last summer as an undergraduate, he and his college friend Robert Jones—much influenced by William Coxe's Sketches of the Natural, Civil, and Political State of Swisserland 1779 —decided to make a tour of the Alps, departing from Dover on 13 July 1790. Strength can be over used like in any movie where the superhero accidentally breaks something. This picture from nature may seem to depart, Yet the Man would at once run away with your heart; And I for five centuries right gladly would be Such an odd such a kind happy creature as he. In 1843 Wordsworth was named poet laureate of England, though by this time he had for the most part quit composing verse. The speaker repeats again that he has seen Lucy Gray, and he describes her as she is now.