A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal Characters

This Study Guide consists of approximately 16 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal.
This section contains 204 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal Study Guide

The Speaker

The unnamed speaker is the poem’s sole voice and narrator. As no characterization of the speaker is given, they are primarily characterized through the thoughts they communicate throughout the text. It is implied the speaker is in love with the unnamed woman who is the subject of the poem, based on the fact that their relationship with her puts them in a state of “no human fears” (2). While the power of their love causes them to view this woman as immortal, they acknowledge and lament her death in the latter half of the poem.

The Unnamed Woman (Lucy)

The unnamed woman who is the subject of the poem is more than likely Lucy, the central character from Wordsworth’s series of Lucy poems. Throughout the poem Lucy has no voice and the speaker offers very little description of her. The speaker implies that she is youthful...

(read more)

This section contains 204 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.