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saheba | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 23, 2009 at 5:50 PM via web

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discuss the theme of death in wordsworth poems

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dominion | College Teacher | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted June 24, 2009 at 9:01 AM (Answer #1)

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Wordsworth's poetry is directly affected by Wordsworth's own life. He is a man who grew up viewing experiencing the intense moments of grief and loss trhoughout his life. He was known to have been in therapy for these very problems and it is no surprise that this has become the staple of most of his work.  In his work, Wordsworth deals with death
from a very new perspective: Rather than showing the morbid and gothic aspects of it, he uses allegory to represent death with daily events which in some way signify change, transition, transformation. It is, however, a complex process throughout his works, and he deals with death in a way that tells you how natural the process is, not without it being painful. You can conclude that Wordsworth's own experiences with death, which were plenty, allowed him to understand it as an inevitable process rather than a surprise.

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