The epiphany manifestation or realization unravels slowly from octave to sestet. The general theme of the poem is again of London, but this time focussing on aestheticism, nature and architecture, which can be seen from the view from Westminster Bridge at dawn. When he describes the city wearing the beauty of natures morning the lines are heavy with punctuation to slow the pace of the poem and allow us to appreciate and ponder the images he presents. The use of hyperbole throughout shows that for Wordsworth this is not just a remarkable image, but something truly important and effecting. Even though she doesn't experience nature in the same way he does, the speaker considers her divine. As the reader progresses through the poem, he is made to slow and thus to reflect upon what he is reading; the punctuation itself acts as a limitation on how quickly the reader can rush through the poem, thus lending aid towards imagining what is being stated in the poem itself. The narrator describes the city as a glorious and heavenly place of beauty.
Such is the structure of the typical house. Lastly, I used metaphor in my poem as well. Wordsworth uses personification in several places in the poem, in reference to the city, sun, river, and houses. It shows the contrast between the houses in the morning and the houses throughout the day. In this essay I will explore the ways in which Wordsworth uses language and other poetic devices to present his idea in this poem.
In the early morning,when the true beauty of the city is derivable ,without the trouble of smoke and dust in the environment,when the Sun is just rising,the calmness penetrates into the poet's heart and he is deeply affected. In lines 3-4, the word mark is used three times to describe the facial expression of people. It seems no one wants to take care of them How will this aspiration become true? This diction creates the image of sunlight slowly submerging into the Earth's splits. They both wrote their poems during the Age of Romanticism, seven years apart. There is no doubt that Wordsworth was fond of the city of London.
Moreover the poet uses rhyming words to make the sound of the poem for example: deep - steep , lie - sky. The theme of this poem is that you can find beauty in anything; you may just have to look a little harder to find it. Nature becomes enamored of Lucy and creates a contract with her: in exchange for enjoyment of the natural world's gifts, Lucy must die upon reaching maturity. It is made up of 14 lines: an octave, followed by a sestet. Furthermore, there are a few personifications in the poem. Wordsworth uses enjambment to give Composed Upon Westminster Bridge a flowing, natural feel, and punctuation is used to maximise the celebratory tone i.
In both cases, the poets use language to effectively convey their opinions about London. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. At some points, he shows his extremely passion to his beloved, which points out the importance of this 'soul-mate'. My Thoughts Composed Upon Westminster Bridge Tone : The tone of the whole poem is relaxed and calm. However still we can view features of nature much more easily than cities, as there are much more variables involved.
Not only is it one with nature it is also one with the heavens. This sense of admiration is communicated through the development of a strange paradox, which states the impossible unity of two contradictory things: the industrial city and the organic beauty of nature cf. William Wordsworth was a tourist who went through London to get to France. The Divorce Cherie Yuen The poem, The Divorce, is in the structure of an English sonnet in iambic pentameter and fixed rhyme scheme ababcdcdefefgg. The simplified beauty of London in the early morning is stating that London itself is a regal entity, but only when it is empty of the people that sully it. He comments on how much the memory of his first visit heartened him in his darker moments over the last five years, and looks forward to bringing this new memory with him into the future.
Despite the city being made totally of man, and not nature; despite it being that dirty place that had grown so much in the that people in the villages had starved to death, rather than move to such an unknown, dirty place, Wordsworth was surprised at its beauty in the early sunlight. In the first eight, he describes early morning London in detail, and then goes on in the final six to compare the city in that moment to natural wonders. Composed Upon Westminster Bridge Analysis Earth has not anything to show more fair: Dull would he be of soul who could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty: This City now doth, like a garment, wear The beauty of the morning; silent, bare, Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie Open unto the fields, and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air. The author describes the beauty of the city as the towers, the cathedrals, the theatres and the temples. In this essay I will explore the ways in which Wordsworth uses language and other poetic devices to present his idea in this poem.
The city is not portrayed as surrounded by a fast current of water, but rather a river that is as peaceful as the city itself. In Blake's poem, hearing is the prevailing sense. The first stanza discusses how mankind is disconnected from nature. They lost themselves, without any warmers The crowded streets turn into hopeless graves There are more than a million strangers Who walk past these unknowns and ignore them Who will know that they want to be laughers? His hyperbole demonstrates that this sight has not only impressed him, but has left him deeply touch and effected by the power and beauty of the city working with nature. In these eyes without sparks like in winter The coldness, darkness seeps all the way through They pray and scream: where is the bright summer? In the twelfth line the describe the river running under the bridge, through the heart of the city, and in the following line the rows of houses along the river. Composed Upon Westminster Bridge Summary In the early morning, the poet stands on Westminster Bridge, which connected the poor and the rich areas of London, and reminisces on the beauty of London in the early morning.
We have never explored every bit of the sky if that makes any sense nor have we explored all the fields. Think about the lion that you saw at the zoo. He creates the impression that nature is a living being with a soul. This is an example of hyperbole because what he really means is that he cannot think of anything more beautiful at the moment. I used personification to change the way the reader imagines my poem.
Blake, unlike Wordsworth, does not see the city as an organism in its own right, and this is emphasised by his use of imagery. However in the poem Composed upon Westminster Bridge we see a different side of Wordsworth were he describes a city so still and peaceful the beauty is hard to pass unnoticed. We perceive the beauty of the city not so much through the description of what can be seen as through a sense of the admiration of the speaker. It is as if he is looking at a wonder, at something that cannot be but is still there. London being overseen and shone upon by the glorious sun and this continues the theme of divine beauty.