Williams Wordsworth Preface and Tintern Abbey

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Vanessa Reapor Wiley English 253, Section 06 October 1, 2009 William Wordsworth’s Preface and Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey In Tintern Abbey, William Wordsworth uses his first rule of choosing “incidents and situations from common life” (26). For instance, the main character hears the sounds of nature as the “waters, [roll] from their mountain-springs with a soft inland murmur”
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Unformatted text preview: (3-4). The protagonist goes onto add his thoughts about pastoral farms (16), which parallels to Wordsworths aims of using rural life. Wordsworth believes that by using nature and the rustic life, the poem will be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated (26) to its readers....
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