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William Wordsworth: THE WORLD IS TOO MUCH WITH US1Poetry Analysis---Week 1 Project Laticia Tyndale-FaganSouth University ENG 1300-Comp III/ Literature “The World is too much with us”By Williams Wordsworth
William Wordsworth: THE WORLD IS TOO MUCH WITH USWith the world evolving at an astounding rate, William Wordsworth uses symbolism inhis poem, "The World is too much with us” to explains his sense of belief and deep feelings hehad toward nature. Throughout the poem, Wordsworth angrily complains that the world is toooverwhelming for people to appreciate it. Everyone is so concerned with acquiring money thatthey no longer stop and admire nature. Wordsworth even expresses disgust and frustration onhow people are so concerned with accumulating things that they don’t see anything in nature toown. According to Wordsworth, we've sold our souls. If we do not become one with nature, wewill lose sight of what is important as the world becomes too overwhelming. WilliamWordsworth uses imagery, symbolism, and characterization to support his points and capture hisreader's attention. The imagery used in, "The World is too much with us” made William Wordsworth morerobust. “This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon, the winds that will be howling at all hours,”