In the poem "We Are Seven" by William Wordsworth, what does he admire in the child's perspective in this poem?

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In the poem "We are Seven," Wordsworth clearly admires the little girl's faith in the things unseen. The little girl still feels a very physical and spiritual bond with a brother and a sister of hers that have already passed away. We see her illustrate her bond when she explains that there are seven children in her family in all, but two already "in the church-yard lie" (21). She further expresses the bond she still feels with even the two deceased siblings when she explains that she still spends as much time with them as she can, such as singing to their graves, knitting by them, hemming, and even eating her dinner, as we see in the lines:


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