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The Lucy Poems

The poems are all different, different variations. Speculation about who Lucy is goes from his sister Dorothy, Mary Hutchinson, or a made up person - who may or may not be a conglomeration of...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2010 3:32 am UTC

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The Lucy Poems

The term "Lucy poems" is one applied to five poems by the English poet William Wordsworth (1770–1850). The poems usually referred to by this term are: "Strange fits of passion have I known" "She...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2018 10:47 am UTC

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The Lucy Poems

The poem "Three years she grew" (sometimes titled "The Education of Nature") is one of Wordsworth's "Lucy poems." This is the poem that describes how Nature educates Lucy. The poem opens by noting...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2015 6:02 pm UTC

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The Lucy Poems

William Wordsworth's "Lucy" poems focus on a romantic image of a girl named "Lucy" who died when she was three years old. These poems, published in Lyrical Ballads, were not actually conceived of...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2016 12:02 pm UTC

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The Lucy Poems

Wordsworth in 1799 wrote a number of poems about a girl called Lucy who died when she was young. These poems feature a recurring theme of Wordsworth's work, which is the way in which childhood is...

Latest answer posted February 27, 2012 1:21 pm UTC

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The Lucy Poems

The difference that the poet feels after Lucy dies is that he looks upon his life and surroundings differently. He has a transformed outlook on what life is all about, and when he looks out at the...

Latest answer posted March 28, 2016 6:51 pm UTC

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The Lucy Poems

The first of Wordsworth's Lucy poems begins with these lines: Strange fits of passion have I known, And I will dare to tell, But in the lover's ear alone, What once to me befel. Even Wordsworth's...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2021 3:06 pm UTC

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