Chapter 27 - How do you see the Romantic view of Nature...

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Unformatted text preview: How do you see the Romantic view of Nature reflected in Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey" (Reading 27.1) and in Thomas Cole's "The Oxbow" (Figure 27.13)? Use specific examples from each work. In Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey by William Wadsworth ; It shows that nature was sort of his place. It was always very peaceful and positive. Wadsworth lived in his own world, and his only real companion was nature. Lines 93-99 he states And I have felt, A presence that disturbs me with the joy , Of elevated thoughts; a sense sublime , Of something far more deeply interfused, , Whose dwelling is the light of setting suns, And the round ocean and the living air, And the blue sky, and in the mind of man These lines illustrate the affinity that this great Romantic poet had for nature and its connection to the free human...
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