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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.
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- Analysis of The Prelude
- Wordsworth's Literary History
- Wordsworth's Poetic Theory
- A chosen bibliography
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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?