It will be as if they are in constant communication: Myself will to my darling be Both law and impulse: and with me The Girl, in rock and plain, In earth and heaven, in glade and bower, Shall feel an overseeing power To kindle or restrain. Dorothy's ideas are disregarded and replaced with those of her brother, as if her own are unworthy of mentioning or possessing. In the second stanza this idea is elaborated. Romanticism began in the mid-1700's as a rebellion against the principles of classicism. Using great examples of symbolism, Wordsworth puts himself in the place of being one with a cloud. It is written by Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. He ensures her that when he is gone she can be comforted and protected memories of him and their love for nature.
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. The character of Edward is ruled by routine. The poem thus contains both and characteristics; the marriage described is between Lucy and nature, while her human lover is left to mourn in the knowledge that death has separated her from mankind, and she will forever now be with nature. Since the rise of the novel, people have considered books as the prevailing source of entertainment and as a way of keeping abreast of the daily news. Near the end of the poem the speaker mentions his sister, Dorothy, only to make himself appear to be this wise man who takes his sister under his wings.
It portrays a moment on April 15, 1802, when Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy were walking near a lake at Grasmere, Cumbria County, England, and came upon a shore lined with daffodils. William Wordsworth 1770 — 1850 was an English Romantic poet, as his writings often focused upon the natural world and the emotions and sensations he felt upon being one with nature Sporre 322. She will be an incarnation of an ideal state in relation to mind and body. In the last stanza, Nature declares that her work is done and she has executed her promise as Lucy has grown to become an idolatress, no longer needed on earth. By the time she reaches adulthood, she will be even more beautiful than she was a child. New York: Norton 1968:1509 Andy Kester Sawain, www.
It is plausible that Lucy is growing in her death in a state of transcendence. The poem becomes a beautiful elegy written to a woman who has died and who Wordsworth admired not only for her beauty, but also for her connection to nature, which Wordsworth felt was the highest possible achievement. The docile girl will grow eventually to attain womanhood. William Wordsworth A Sketch The little hedgerow birds, That peck along the road, regard him not. For this reason, Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower relates with many who have suffered loss, for Wordsworth reveals that he suffers too, and it that, there is some comfort for readers because they feel they are not alone. In the poem the process is one of opposing polarities, of a dialectic from which the living complexity arises: My self will to my darling be Both law and impulse and with me The Girl, in rock and plain, In earth and heaven, in glade and bower, Shall feel an overseeing power To kindle or restrain.
She seems to be the most the beautiful entity on earth and Nature proclaims that Lucy will be the finest flower that will eventually bloom and blossom into a Lady. The container called Lucy has met the content called divinity. For instance, when the author wrote about the word silence, saying as soon as you say the word you destroy it I had to stop, and think what she meant. All content submitted here are by contributors. He finds his comfort in this. Wordsworth opposes his instantaneous joy brought on momentary forgetfulness against the indefinite reality of his daughters death, and concludes with the acceptance of his perpetual grief. Along the way, life teaches important lessons that we carry on throughout our lives, and then we pass them down to our own children.
Nature will be with the child both 'law and impulse' and have the power to 'kindle or restrain'. Through the popularity of his works he contributed to the Romantic Period tremendously, ushering out the age of Neo-Classic concepts. The reality of death is incomprehensible to the child but inevitably must be faced as he grows up. And here, Nature is equated with God and Lucy is bred in the image of God- the highest possible state of satiation or spiritual transcendence one can achieve. The stars of midnight shall be dear To her; and she shall lean her ear In many a secret place Where rivulets dance their wayward round, And beauty born of murmuring sound Shall pass into her face. Please do not consider them as professional advice and refer to your instructor for the same. Supporting sentences It is impossible to carry around more than a couple of paper books without feeling overloaded.
Storms can be dangerous from the cold rain that falls harshly to the ground, flashes of electricity that dance across the sky and the loud shocks of noise. It is only in the end that the reader finally learns what happened to Lucy she died as soon as she reached maturity and why the speaker is writing the poem out of grief. I liked this poem because though the poem was very short, it also was very deep and left me thinking about each word the author described. In some line the diction is simple, but the ideas are difficult to cater. It is only in the final stanza that the poet interferes with the knowledge of binaries of physicality. The Philosophic Mind: A Study of Wordsworth's Poetry and Thought 1797—1805. For the first six stanzas he simply describes the declarations and promises of Nature.
The most common argument is whether nature or nurture is responsible for the development of people. It is the primeval impulse of instincts that often resurfaces in man and it needs to be tamed by the sobriety of the intellect. He points out the education of nature, and the great influence nature can exercise on human life. The speaker suggests that Nature has taken the child for herself because she was too beautiful for the earth. Lucy had the freedom to flourish for three years until she was taken up by Nature to prune her into a well-bred woman.
She will embrace the glory of silence and seclusion and calmness of being which would add up to her prosperous nature. With Nature, Lucy will take a trip through rocks and plains, learning how to adapt to different situations in life. My difficulty came as from a sense of the indomitableness of the spirit within me. So, Lucy lived in close communion with the objects of nature, the rocks, the earth, the glades, the heaven, the mountains, the clouds, the trees and the storms. 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.
Nature proclaims herself to be the breeding ground of perfect behavior that will eventually mold a Lucy into a being more than human. The reversal of expectations of the nature and the sudden death of Lucy gives a heartbreaking ending to the poem. The short poem profoundly teaches us the universal truth of the nature of the life, that is, we are from nature, we sustain by the nature, we have to return to nature and there is no loss of human life after death. William Wordsworth is a well-known romantic poet who believed in conveying simple and creative expressions through his poems. She shall bear Nature on her face.