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Reflections Of Life William Wordsworth

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The Realizations Of Life

The poem I chose to write about is William Wordsworth’s “Ode : Intimations of immortality from Recollections of early Childhood” .The poem is about a man that is explaining his enlightenment in his mortality. He explains himself recalling how life is for a child and for a man. He expresses the things he sees and is seeing and notices that he didn‘t before.
The speaker integrates the relationship between the external world and the internal world into his viewpoint well. The external world is what he sees ;it is all the things that he never notice or that he realizes he going to miss and the internal world is death or mortality. It is important to his view point because he realizes he never is going to be able to enjoy these things again because he is going to die one day. He says in section 2

The rainbow comes and goes,
And lovely is the rose,
The Moon doth with delight
look round her when the heavens are bare,
Waters on a starry night
Are beautiful and fair;
The sunshine is a glorious birth;
But yet I know ,where’er I go
That there hath passed away a glory from the earth.

The speakers imagination plays a big role in the poem. His imagination gives the external world and the internal world a nice balance. He imagines all the things he is going to miss and it depresses him so to make himself feel better he imagines a child dancing and singing around him, he imagines the sounds of wind and echoes and it lets us in on how much he dwelling on his thoughts o...

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