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Unformatted text preview: Pham 1 Stephanie Pham H. Wilson IB English September 30, 2009 Written Commentary In his poem “The World is Too Much With Us; Late and Soon,” William Wordsworth attempts to convey a message about society today, and how it has disconnected itself from nature. He utilizes various poetry devices throughout the poem, all of which link back to the overall idea of mankind’s relationship with nature. When examining the text from a sonic level, the reader notices right away that there is a rhyme scheme. It is a true rhyme scheme, and the identical sound at the end of the poem makes it easier to read aloud. However, there seems to be no meter, meaning that the poem does not follow a set standard of verse feet. This indicates that Wordsworth wrote this poem without trying to force words into a strict rhythm, and instead wrote it as it came to his mind. This creates an effect of emotion, and the readers see that Wordsworth is serious about his...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Campbell during the Spring '08 term at Gainesville State.
- Spring '08