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zmrrz | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted April 26, 2011 at 2:36 PM via web

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Explain how the poem 'Tintern Abbey' records Wordsworth's experience of evolving into a 'living soul'.

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splender | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted July 23, 2012 at 1:56 AM (Answer #1)

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The poet too, attains , a state of mind where all material sensations and earthly affairs seem to dissolve altogher . Even his physical body and the flow of blood through his veins become suspended , turned almost a static . He seems to have cease to any physical entity , and exists in spirit only . There is a transition of the poet in mind from the physical world to the spiritual world , from the individual existence  to the universal realization .

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