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Inter American University of Puerto Rico Barranquitas Campus Department of Education, Social Sciences and Humanistic Studies Analysis of “The World is too much with us” Alexandra Diaz B001200696 ENGL 3350 Prof. Alicia Zofakis De León
The world is too much for us” Are humans really materialism? Do people care much about Nature than anything they have or can get? According to “ The world is too much for us” , by William Wordsworth, YES humans are materialism and give a DAMN about nature. The world is too much for us is a lyric poem that relates that humans are more materialism and overwhelming for themselves and don’t care about appreciating the blessing of Nature. William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770 in England; he was an early English poet, a key figure of Romanticism and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1843 until his death. His father and mother died when he was a child. As a child he interest in poetry and continued writing for the rest of his life. His most famous work was "The Prelude", in 1850. He was a major influence in romantic literature until he died on April 23, 1850. His time period was mainly in the 18 th century and his main focus was on nature. The following paragraphs are an analysis of poem “ The world is too much for us” ; I discuss what the poem is about. Also I mention and explain a few elements of poetry; the structure, the sound patterns, and some figures of speech found in the poem. The poem “ The world is too much for us” begins accusing society of being distant with nature and how people are more interested in money and spending. Than elaborates that human are no longer influenced by the sea, the winds, basically all nature. At the end of the poem, the speaker seems very disappointed that he wishes to

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