William Wordsworth Essay | Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Description of "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways".
This section contains 585 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Description of "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways"

Description of "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways"

Summary: A breakdown of William Wordsworth's poem "She dwelt among the untrodden ways," including the poem's subject matter, word choice and punctuation.
1. Briefly describe the poem "She dwelt among the untrodden ways" by William Wordsworth, indicating the subject matter.

The poem is about three main subject matters. Loneliness is evident as the poet describes her living in a place `untrodden' (somewhere no on else is or has been), while `Beside the springs of Dove' conveys a beautiful image of nature. The poem mourns the death of Lucy, who has `ceased to be' and the poet imagines her in `her grave'. Therefore, the poem is about loneliness, the beauty of nature and death.

2. What is Lucy compared to? Why do you think Wordsworth uses these comparisons? What images do they create of Lucy?

Lucy is compared to a `star' and `violet'. Wordsworth uses these comparisons to portray a unique and beautiful woman. A `star' will give us an image of something standing out and shining brightly in the sky. This suggests...

(read more)

This section contains 585 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Description of "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways"
Copyrights
BookRags
Description of "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways" from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook