CliffsNotes on Wordsworth's The Prelude by Warren Paul

By Warren Paul

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CliffsNotes on Wordsworth's The Prelude describes the production of a poet, one that was once pivotal in English letters. the overall technique in The Prelude is to checklist an event from the poet's previous after which to ascertain its philosophical and mental value and relate it to society at huge and to nature. certainly, the phenomenal advantage of The Prelude is its creative interpretation of nature.

In this examine consultant, you can find lifestyles and history at the writer, advent to the paintings, and demanding Commentaries on every one e-book of The Prelude. you will additionally discover a short Synopsis and significant Essays at the following:

  • Analysis of The Prelude
  • Wordsworth's Literary History
  • Wordsworth's Poetic Theory
  • A chosen bibliography
  • As good as instructed evaluation questions and essay topics

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GARROD, H. W. Wordsworth: Lectures and Essays. 2nd ed. Oxford, 1927. HARPER, GEORGE M. William Wordsworth, His Life, Works, and Influence. 2 Vols. New York, 1960. The definitive biography. _____. Wordsworth's French Daughter. Princeton, 1921. KNIGHT, WILLIAM. The Life of William Wordsworth. 3 Vols. Edinburgh, 1889. LEGOUIS, EMILE. The Early Life of William Wordsworth. Trans. by J. W. Mathews. 2nd ed. London, 1921. _____. William Wordsworth and Annette Vallon. London, 1922. MOORMAN, MARY. William Wordsworth: The Early Years.

Wordsworth. 8th ed. London, 1921. READ, HERBERT, Wordsworth. London, 1948. STALLKNECHT, NEWTON P. Strange Seas of Thought. , 1958. WORDSWORTH, CHRISTOPHER. Memoirs of William Wordsworth. 2 Vols. London, 1851. WORDSWORTH, DOROTHY. Journals. Ed. by E. de Selincourt. 2 Vols. London, 1952. WORKS Convention of Cintra, with an introduction by A. V. Dicey, London, 1915. BAKER, CARLOS, ed. William Wordsworth's The Prelude with a Selection from the Shorter Poems and the Sonnets and the 1800 Preface to Lyrical Ballads.

What is the function of beauty according to Wordsworth? (Books 1, 7, 8) 7. What, in your opinion, constitutes progress in Wordsworth's view? How does this differ from the view of the average person? (Books 2, 3) 8. Discuss Wordsworth's theory of poetry. How does this compare with traditional views? 9. What does Wordsworth mean by imagination? Is it comparable to fancy? (Books 8, 12-14) 10. Summarize Wordsworth's experiences at Cambridge. Was he happy there? How did he react to the teaching there?

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