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Question 1

Tintern Abbey
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Appeared in Year: 2018

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In his Preface to Lyrical Ballads Wordsworth defines poetry as “spontaneous overflow of powerful emotions recollected in tranquillity” show how he resolves this apparent in contradiction in the Tintern Abbey? (15 marks)

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Preface to Lyrical Ballads

  • “This is the first poem in which Wordsworth՚s genius finds full expression: the blank verse, low toned and familiar yet impassioned, moves with a sureness and inevitable ease from phase to phase of this mood …” Helen Darbishire
  • William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850) , who lived through the entire French Revolution, was made the p…

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Question 2

Tintern Abbey
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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Discuss the relationship of ‘Man’ , ‘Nature’ and society with reference to the poems of William Wordsworth prescribed in your syllabus.

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De Quincey About Wordsworth

“Wordsworth had his passion for Nature fixed in his blood. It was a necessity of his being like that of a mulberry leaf to the silk worm, and through his commerce with Nature did he live and breathe.”

  • The divinization of Nature which began during the Renaissance and proceeded during the 18th century culminates for English …

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