Feeder 3.2 - untrustworthiness of the thing that he depended upon when he was young However Wordsworth discovered a sense of security and

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Abby Wu ENGL 102 Ms. Mulligan Feeder 3.2: Annotated Bibliography April 17, 2011 Works Cited Joplin, David. "Wordworth's I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." Explicator . 56.2 (1998): 67. Print. Joplin explains William Wordsworth’s use of “host” in the poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.” Wordsworth carried a “host” beyond a “crowd ” through wordplay. To reveal a deeper level of meanings, the author analyzes the repetition of the word “gazed,” the comparison between the dancing daffodils and a “show,” and the religious context of the poem. Onorato, Richard J. The Character of the Poet: Wordsworth in the Prelude. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1971. Print. In Onorato’s The Character of the Poet , the author argues that the relationship between Wordsworth and his mother was the foundation of Wordsworth’s love for nature. In Wordsworth’s poems, he implies a traumatic sense of betrayal and emotional abandonment when his mother died. Wordsworth felt a strong sense of
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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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