Responses to a Poem

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Responses to a Poem Responses to a Poem Shelby Goodwin January 9, 2012 ENG125 Professor Amy Hartmann A poem is a form of expression, not to be confused with a story. In the poem "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways" the specific tone given to the poem, is what formed the poem into what it is. The poem was written by William Wordsworth in 1978 around the age of 28 years old. William Wordsworth wrote the poem about his experience of an idealized woman, her growth, perfection, and death. It is unknown whether the person named "Lucy" knew about the poet's affection. The poem "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways" was very carefully formed; the language given was given to help create a feminine outlook of "Lucy". With changing any part of the poem you are not only changing the meaning of the poem, but you are also changing the symbolism that the poem represents.
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Responses to a Poem The dialect that was used in cohesion with the three – stanza poem, was both appropriate for the time, and helped the poem light and simple. Changing the language that was used would create a whole new meaning for the poem. Many critics already argue what Wordsworth really
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course ENG 125 taught by Professor O'donnell during the Winter '09 term at Ashford University.

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