What is so 'Romantic' about Wordsworth's poetry?

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When we are examining why Wordsworth is deemed as so "Romantic," it should be noted that this refers to the idea of being a force in Romanticism, and not the conventional notion of being a "Romantic."  For Wordsworth, the vaulting of subjective experience and personal emotions as helping to define the essence of human consciousness is what helps to make Wordsworth so much a "Romantic."  There is little else in his framework that helps to define success or the purposeful existence.  The subjective experience and the emotions that accompany it are of vital importance.  This is what helps to define individuals.  In all of his poetry, there is a rejection of anything that does not place primacy on subjective experience and individual emotions in hoping to convey the idea that poetry is "the spontaneous overflow of emotions."

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