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Unformatted text preview: untrustworthiness of the thing that he depended upon when he was young. However, Wordsworth discovered a sense of security and trustworthiness in nature where he would not be cast out. Walz, Robert. "Ego Dissolution and Recuperation in William Wordsworth's 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.'" PsyART . 6.2 (2002): 50. Print. Robert Walz analyzes the poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’ from a psychological perspective. Wordsworth expresses his desire to be a lonely cloud and a part of nature; however, the scene was merely Wordsworth’s memory when he was isolated. Walz argues that the reason why Wordsworth first identified himself with the cloud and then desired to separate from it was because of his fear that if he had fully incorporated with the nature, he would destroy it. This paradoxical feeling shows Wordsworth’s love for natural beauty....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Christinmulligan during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
- Spring '11
- American Literature